A look inside Troy University for faculty and staff October 29, 2004
Festivities to begin Monday
Inside Today and conclude on Nov. 7
his may not be the glitz and
T glamour of Broadway, but the
stars in Troy will be shining brightly
on Nov. 6 when Troy University cele-
The theme for this year is "Give My
Regards to TROY: A Broadway
Broadway legend. Troy University, Montgomery Campus The idea of a Broadway homecom-
recently played host to the board meeting of the Montgomery ing came from the brainstorm of SGA
Area Business Committee for the Arts. Board members had some Senator, Tiffany Van Valkenberg, who
surprise guests at the luncheon following their meeting – thought it would be a fun way to get
Broadway star Carol Channing and her husband Harry Kallujian. everyone involved.
Channing had performed the night before at the Davis Theatre. This also marks the 50th anniversary
Pictured left to right are: Tina McManama, The Montgomery of the Homecoming Parade. The
Advertiser; Ken Wallis, from the office of Alabama Gov. Bob parade is scheduled for Nov. 6 at 10
Riley; Channing; Dr. Cameron Martindale, board member and a.m.
Montgomery Campus president; and, Frank Litchfield, of Seay, The parade is only one of the many
Seay and Litchfield. The firm of Seay, Seay and Litchfield joined activities planned for the week. Others
WSFA in sponsoring “An Evening with Carol Channing” at the include various campus events such as
Davis Theatre. office and window decoration contests,
a picnic in the Amphitheater for all
Faculty, staff Annual Fund campaign kicks off members of the TROY family, skit
night and closing out homecoming
Three Troy University campuses will kick off their Annual Fund week will be the pep rally in the stadi-
campaign within the next month. um.
All the money raised on each individual campus will stay on that There is also a salute to the armed
campus and will be used to fund programs, departments and facul- forces planned for Monday, Nov. 1 at
ty/staff development. noon on the quad, which will be spon-
TROY Today is pub- The Troy Campus held its annual kickoff reception today from sored by the Troy State University
lished by the Office of 8:30-11 a.m. on the front porch of the Adams Administration National Alumni Association. The
University Relations of Building. event will include the presentation of
Troy University. The kickoff reception for the Montgomery Campus will be held on colors by the ROTC Color Guard,
Submit articles, photos, Monday, Nov. 8 from 8:30-10:30 a.m. in the lobby of Whitley Hall. greetings by Student Government
ideas or comments to The Phenix City Campus will hold its reception on Tuesday, Nov. Association President Ryan Spry, spe-
email@example.com. 30 from 8:30-10 a.m. in the Dorothy Kelly Adams room. cial remarks by Lt. Col. W.S. Cooke of
Any person who makes a pledge or gift of $24 or more will receive Air Force ROTC and Maj. Ken Coon
a beautiful TROY marble paperweight. Coffee and doughnuts will be of Army ROTC. Sheila Jackson will
served at each reception and everyone is encouraged to attend. See HOMECOMING, Page 7
TROY TODAY October 29, 2004 2
The finalists are... Phenix City Campus
enrollment tops 1,800
Five students named to 2004 Homecoming Court
ive students have been USA.
F named to the Troy
University homecoming court for
• Lindsay Johnson, a native of
Luverne, is a junior broadcast
The Phenix City Campus is excited
to announce that enrollment has
2004, according to the Student journalism major. She is a mem- increased to more than 1,800.
Government Association. ber of Phi Mu sorority, the Growth is especially strong in the
The homecoming court was National Broadcasting Society, Master’s of Business Administration
chosen by a vote of the student College Republicans and Alpha program, with total enrollment climb-
body and the homecoming queen Lambda Delta honor society. ing to just over 175 students.
will be announced during a pep Johnson is President Pro Dr. John Irwin, academic dean of the
rally on Nov. 4 beginning at 6:30 Tempore, Academic Life Co- Phenix City Campus, attributes the
p.m. at Movie Gallery Veterans Chair and Chaplain of the success of the program to exceptional
Stadium. The queen will be Student Government Association, student services and the reputation that
crowned in ceremonies prior to a 2004 recruitment counselor and it has in the business community.
the homecoming game scheduled active with campus outreach. “We have built our reputation in the
for Saturday, Nov. 6, against • Erica Parker, a native of greater Columbus/Phenix City area on
Florida Atlantic. The ceremony Thorsby, is a sophomore nursing the basis of providing convenient class
is scheduled for 2 p.m. and kick- major. She is activities coordina- schedules and superior services to our
off is set for 2:30 p.m. tor of Alpha Gamma Delta soror- students and providing well-prepared
The five finalists are: ity. Parker is also involved with graduates to the business community,”
• Melanie Bennett, a native of intramural sports and is the 2004 stated Dr. Irwin.
Wadley, is a senior marketing Farmhouse fraternity sweetheart. In addition to the MBA program, all
major. She is president of Chi • Holly Yeargan, a native of other academic areas are experiencing
Omega sorority and a member of Clanton, is a junior marketing positive growth.
Gamma Beta Phi, Mortar Board major. She is Trojan
Dr. Curtis Pitts, campus vice-chan-
and Order of Omega honor soci- Ambassador President and has
cellor, has seen the Phenix City
eties. She is a Chancellor’s served as Freshman Forum vice
Campus grow from its conception in
scholar and active with campus president and director. Yeargan
outreach. is a Hugh G. Rose scholarship
• Chanukah Gray, a native of recipient. She has served as “We will be celebrating 30 years of
Montgomery, is a senior psychol- pledge class president, ritual exceeding our students’ expectations
ogy major. She is president of coordinator, personal develop- next August, and we are expecting this
Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority and ment council, homecoming growth to continue every year,” said
a Trojan Ambassador. She is resi- director and vice president of Dr. Pitts.
dent director of Gardner Hall and operations for Alpha Gamma The Phenix City Campus offers grad-
student direct of the Troy Delta sorority. Yeargan is a uate and undergraduate degrees in
University IMPACT program. member of the Order of Omega business, counseling/psychology,
Gray was recently named the honor society, SIFE, the market- human services, social work, nursing
2004-2005 Miss Black Alabama, ing club and GECE council. and education.
University Police to increase enforcement of laws protecting pedestrians
Troy University Police will begin a the number of pedestrian crosswalks. ed out, however, that the same statute
campaign of stricter penalties against “Our goal is to make our campus makes it unlawful for pedestrians to
motorists who fail to yield to pedes- more pedestrian-friendly by encour- “suddenly” leave the curb or “run
trians in crosswalks on campus, aging drivers to comply with the law into the path” of an approaching
according to Herbert Reeves, dean of and watch for pedestrian traffic,” vehicle.
student services on the Troy Campus. Reeves said. Reeves said University Police will
Reeves said the renovation of the Reeves said Alabama law states observe a two-week period of educa-
main Quad on campus eliminated the that when traffic lights are not in tion and warnings before issuing cita-
need for two traffic lights on place or not in operation, then drivers tions. The minimum fine for this vio-
University Avenue but also increased should yield to pedestrians. He point- lation is $124.
3 October 29, 2004
‘A shining example’
Donna Massey wins Vergil Parks McKinley Award for October
onna Massey, administrative
D assistant to Vice Chancellor
for Administration Dr. Douglas
Patterson and a Troy University
alumna, is the winner of the Vergil
Parks McKinley award for October.
Massey, who has been a member
of the TROY staff since 1989,
received the award during a cere-
mony held on Oct. 25 in the
Hawkins-Adams-Long Hall of
Honor. Dr. Jack Hawkins Jr., chan-
cellor of Troy University, presented
the award to Massey, who was
nominated by Dr. Patterson.
The McKinley Award is the high-
est honor that Troy University
gives to a non-faculty staff mem-
ber. It is presented monthly to an
employee who has demonstrated
outstanding attitude, innovation
and work ethic. The award was
established by former Texaco CEO
John McKinley in honor of his Donna Massey, administrative assistant to the senior vice chancel-
father, Vergil Parks McKinley, who lor for administration at Troy University, is presented with the
was a Troy University professor Vergil Parks McKinley Award for October by Dr. Douglas
during the early 20th century and
Patterson and Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., chancellor.
was key to the development of the
university’s athletic program. communication skills. “As a for- sets a shining example for others
Winners of this award receive an mer teacher of English and com- to emulate.”
engraved clock and a $350 stipend. munications skills, she is invalu- Massey said being selected for
Dr. Patterson praised Massey for able in the preparation of corre- the McKinley Award was a
her dependability. “I can count on spondence and other documents tremendous honor. “What an honor
her to complete each task in a for this office,” Patterson said. it is to work for Dr. Patterson and
timely fashion. She is truly my “Ms. Massey is excellent at com- to work under the leadership of Dr.
valuable ‘right hand,’ who takes municating with students, staff, Hawkins,” she said. “I am very
care of the full range of adminis- faculty and the general public. honored to be selected for this
trative duties for my office,” he With her sensitive communication award.”
said. style, she often resolves problems Massey and her husband Ben
Massey also was praised for her before they reach my desk. She make their home in Troy.
Farmer named interim director of athletics
Troy University’s Senior A.D. Johnny Williams. of the department since his arrival
Associate Director of Athletics, Farmer, who was promoted to from Georgia Southern.
Scott Farmer, has been selected to his current position in June, has The search committee for a new
serve as interim director of athlet- been with the Department of athletics director has set Feb. 1 as
ics during the search for a perma- Athletics since 1999 and has been a target date to have a new direc-
nent replacement for departing responsible for the internal affairs tor in place.
TROY TODAY October 29, 2004 4
TROY’s Lucas honored by state Small Business Development Center Network
roy University has a new star in its midst as Sandra the SBDC program, and showing a strong commitment to
T Lucas has been selected as the 2004 State Star of the
Alabama Small Business Development Center Network.
small business in southeast Alabama.
“It is an honor to accept this award and to have the
Lucas, senior consultant for the Troy University Small opportunity to help so many people achieve the dream of
Business Development Center (SBDC), is an alumna of starting and succeeding in their own business,” Lucas
the University. She has worked for the Sorrell College of said.
Business since 1984. Lucas gained most of her knowledge and understanding
“Sandra is a truly exceptional person and is truly about business and consumer behavior through personal
deserving of this recognition,” said Janet Kervin, Director experience. She was a buyer for Gayfer’s department store
of the Troy University Small Business Development for six years and owned and operated her own day-care.
Center. “She is a team player and a great friend. We are She also has experience in property management oversee-
all very fortunate to be able to work with her.” ing a sizeable apartment complex.
The Alabama Small Business Development Center is a “Her personal experiences and her formal education
nationwide partnership uniting private enterprise, govern- make her uniquely qualified to assist aspiring and existing
ment, higher education and local nonprofit economic small businesses,” Kervin said.
development organizations. The SBDC also provides man- Lucas, a native of Lafayette, earned her bachelor’s
agement and technical assistance to help Americans start, degree in 1971 and a master’s degree in 1995, both at
run and grow their own businesses. Troy University.
“I am pleased to make this announcement, and to recog- Lucas is a SBDC certified business counselor and a cer-
nize Sandra for extraordinary contributions to the work of tified NxLeveL instructor and is also an instructor of busi-
the Troy University SBDC and small business in ness communications, management and marketing.
Alabama,” said Bill Campbell, Director of the Alabama Besides working with the Small Business Development
SBDC. Lucas was presented the award at a recent Small Center, Lucas is a member of the Southeastern Area Small
Business Administration convention in New Orleans. Business Council, the Small Business Directors
She was chosen by the Alabama SBDC for being an Association in Region IV and the Pike County Chamber of
exemplary performer making a significant contribution to Commerce.
(Left to right) – Bill Senn,
Divisional Sales Manager,
Sam’s Club, sponsor of the
ASBDC State Star
Daugherty, ASBDC Board
Chair and State Director,
North Carolina Small
Sandra Lucas, Bill
Campbell, Director of the
Alabama SBDC; and
Antonio Doss, Associate
Administrator for the U.S.
Administration’s Office of
5 October 29, 2004
Dynamic duo E-mail lauds conduct,
performance of band
Pacific Region professors truly earn nickname
Ralph Ford, director of bands,
recently received the following e-mail
rs. William Hazen, associate pro- circumstances.
D fessor emeritus, and Peter Hefron
are called the dynamic duo by many of
Dr. Hefron is also active in the com-
munity. Recently, he shared his time
praising TROY’s “Sound of the
South” marching band, not only for
its performance but also for the con-
Troy University Pacific Region’s stu- with local Japanese junior high school duct and character of its members.
dents. students to discuss local politics. Mr. Ford,
On Sept 10, both international rela- Dr. Hefron also represented Troy I had the privilege of being at
tions (IR) professors, along with adjunct University at an education function in Sprayberry’s Southern Invitation
professor Dr. Nicolas Stigliani gave a Tokyo, Japan where local military per- Band Competition this past Saturday
and seeing your band’s exhibition.
free lecture, “Current Crisis in the sonnel received scholarships awarded
While I was most impressed with the
Middle East,” at the Kadena Officer’s by the local Japanese government. band, I really wanted to comment on
Club, Okinawa, Japan, to an estimated Darnell Kirkland, the Pacific Region the character of your students.
50 military and civilian personnel. Dr director, says he can understand why I spoke with several that I met in
Hazen was in Okinawa to conduct class- students would consider Hazen and the dressing room and parking lot
es for TROY’s master’s program in Hefron as the dynamic duo. prior to their performance. I have
International Relations. During his 57- “It was hard to keep up with these two never seen such a nice, polite and
respectful group of students. I am a
days stay he taught two classes – individuals during term I,” Kirkland
“Band Mom” from Ezell Harding
Islamic Fundamentalism and Survey of said. Christian (High) School in Nashville,
International Relations – and counseled While Dr. Hazen was teaching and TN, and we not only encourage, but
several students. lecturing on Okinawa, Dr. Hefron was insist on such behavior from our stu-
Dr. Hazen also gave a lecture to a busy counseling prospective students at dents, yet seldom are we as success-
group of Marines from the 3D the Pacific Region’s newest location, ful as you seem to be.
Transportation Support Battalion, 3D Yongsan Army Garrison in Seoul, South I told some of the majorettes who
Force Service Support Group, Marine Korea, as well as teaching a class on were warming up, how excited I was
to see a majorette line. (Being from
Forces Pacific stationed at Camp Foster, Okinawa.
Nashville, I thought such had gone
Okinawa. Approximately 100 marines Dr. Hefron’s energy and ability is by the way of the Latin language – a
attended as he gave a brief history of nothing new to Kirkland. He has always once vital and impressive art that is
Middle East, discussed current crisis in been willing to do whatever is necessary now extinct). The few ladies I spoke
the region and answered questions from for his students and Troy University, to were so sweet and gracious. They
the audience. Kirkland says of Hefron. This dedica- called others over to meet me,
In a letter commenting on the lecture tion was recognized by University including the captain, introducing me
and TROY’s program, Col D.R. Lewis, College in 2000-2001, when Dr. Hefron as a former majorette. By the time I
left, half the majorette corps had sur-
Commanding Officer, 3D was named Professor of the Year.
rounded me. I felt guilty by taking up
Transportation Support Battalion wrote, According to Kirkland, Pacific Region so much of their warm up time.
“Your personal commitment to the students enjoy taking Dr. Hefron’s class- I so enjoyed sharing a few minutes
development of our enlisted leaders and es. So much so, in fact, many students with them, but mostly I was so
officers Corps is commendable.The who have graduated still sign up for his encouraged by their gracious hospi-
future choices they make will benefit classes. “This speaks wonders about his tality, polite demeanor and genuine
them in either their military or future character and the love and passion he interest. They are really a group to be
proud of. If you haven’t told them
civilian endeavors. Thank you for a job has for his chosen profession,” Kirkland
lately that you are proud of them,
well done.” said. “It is the willingness of all the fac- please do so as soon as possible. You
Dr. Hefron not only performs duties as ulty who teach in the Pacific Region to are blessed with some rare and won-
an instructor, but also serves as the aca- volunteer to give up their free time in derful students.
demic advisor for the Pacific Region. order to promote and inform others Affectionately,
Dr. Hefron works on developing an aca- about the Master’s of Science in Lee Conley
demic program with each student so that International Relations degree that Band Mom, Ezell Harding
it meets his or her individual goals and makes my job so much easier.” Christian School, Antioch, TN
TROY TODAY October 29, 2004 6
Minix named director of advancement
illiam D. Minix has been served as senior vice president of the Handicapped Children, deputy secretary
W named the director of advance-
ment at Troy University.
Atlanta-based First Community
Development, Inc., a position he held
of the Kentucky Cabinet for Human
Resources, deputy commissioner of the
In the position, Minix will assist in since 1993. While with the firm, he Kentucky Department of Health, execu-
the design and implementation of the developed and supervised major capital tive director of the Office of Policy and
fundraising plan for the University and advancement campaigns for public and Budget, deputy commissioner of the
is responsible for the major gifts pro- nonprofit organizations engaged in edu- Department for Social Insurance and
gram, as well as involved with planned cation, economic development, health deputy director of the Office of
giving, development services, donor and other social services and the arts. Administrative Services.
relations, research and grant writing From 1971-1991, Minix held various Minix earned a bachelor’s degree in
and special projects. positions within state government in political science from Berea College
Minix, originally from Louisville but Kentucky, including executive director and holds a master’s degree in public
now residing in Dothan, previously of the Kentucky Commission for affairs from Kentucky State University.
Activities & achievements
Dr. Diane D. Orlofsky, professor of
music, has been appointed Research
Chair for the Alabama Music
Educators Association. This term of
office will begin in January, 2005.
In addition, her book review “Piano
Lessons in the Grand Style: From the
Golden Age of the Etude Music
Magazine (1913-1940)” appears in
this month's issue of the Music
Educators Journal (November 2004,
Vol. 91, No. 2).
Dr. Sigurdur Greipsson, assistant
professor of biological and environ-
mental sciences, and Anna
Hovsepyan, a 2003 graduate of Troy
University’s Environmental Analysis
and Management master’s degree pro- October Reward Caller Awards. Winners of the Reward Caller Program Awards
gram, have had a paper accepted for for the month of October are congratulated by Dr. Bill Flinn and Chancellor Jack
publication in the International Hawkins, Jr. The winners, from left to right, are: Sabrina Foster, Housing and
Journal of Phytoremediation. Residential Life; Dr. Barbara Echord, Distance Learning Center; and, Scott Farmer,
The paper is titled “Effect of arbus- Department of Athletics. Not pictured is Dr. Pat Hardin, Department of Curriculum
cular mycorrhizal fungi on phytoex- and Teaching. The Reward Caller Program was started to encourage telephone cour-
traction by corn (Zea mays) of lead tesy among the faculty and staff on the Troy Campus. Winners receive $25.
contaminated soil.” The paper reports Engineering. the fall 2004 edition of the Syracuse
on techniques being developed to Also, Price and Steve McQueen’s University Magazine.
clean lead contaminated soils. engineering status with IEEE has been The print was displayed in the
••• reaffirmed. McQueen and Price will Independent Study Degree Program
W. Greg Price’s master thesis pro- attend the SANS security convention Master of Arts Illustration Thesis
posal accepted at Harvard University. in New Orleans on CyberTerrorism. Exhibition at Syracuse University dur-
The thesis proposal centers around ••• ing the summer. Nelson spent time on
collaborative security systems, specifi- Gayle Nelson, distance learning and the Syracuse campus this summer as
cally intrusion detection mechanisms. web coordinator at the Dothan a part of the program’s residency
The thesis project will complete Campus, had her print, Byodo-In requirement.
requirements for Master’s in Software Temple in Oahu, Hawaii, featured in
7 October 29, 2004
Salute to Veterans
Troy University Symphony Band concert set for Nov. 9
he Troy University Symphony Band will hold its the Bells,” composed by John Williams for the United
T annual Fall Concert featuring a Salute to
Veterans and the Armed Services on Tuesday, Nov. 9,
States Marine Band.
Ford said the concert will include a selection of
beginning at 7:30 p.m., according to Ralph Ford, American patriotic standards, such as “The Stars and
director of bands. Stripes Forever.” The band will also perform its tradi-
There is no admission charge for the concert and the tional “Armed Forces Salute,” a medley of the songs
public is invited to attend. Ford said the band extends of each branch of the military.
a special invitation to all area military veterans and The Symphony Band, a concert ensemble of 80 play-
their families. ers- most of whom are music majors-has performed at
The highlight of the concert will be composer David the national conventions of the American Bandmasters
Holsinger’s “To Tame the Perilous Skies,” Ford said. Association, the College Band Directors National
“This piece was composed for the United States Air Association, the Music Educators National
Force Band and depicts an aerial battle,” Ford said. Conference, the Women Band Directors International,
“This is a brilliant piece of music and we’re looking the Alabama Bandmasters Association and is the fea-
forward to playing it.” tured band at the annual Southeastern United States
Another featured piece to be performed is “Sound Concert Band Clinic.
Continued from Page 1 Tuesday, Nov. 2 Reunion at Hawkins-Adams-Long
sing “God Bless America,” and Caleb • 9 -11 a.m., Banners due Hall of Honor
Baxley will conclude the armed forces • 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Games in the • 6:30 p.m., Skit-in-a-bag at Crosby
salute by playing Taps. Trojan Center Food Court Theatre
“This will be a way for everyone to • 7 p.m., Movie under the stars, Saturday, Nov. 6
appreciate war veterans, as well as RUDY in the Amphitheatre • 10 a.m., Homecoming Parade - 50
those who gave their lives for the Wednesday, Nov. 3 year Anniversary
country,” said Faith Ward, director of • 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Games in the • 11 a.m., Clipson Alumni Reunion
Alumni Affairs. Trojan Center Food Court honoring the 1964 Football Team on
Homecoming pre-game activities • 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., Picnic in the the grounds at the Alumni House
will begin at 1:30 p.m., Nov. 6 in Amphitheatre • 11 a.m., Ugli Stick band, spon-
Movie Gallery Veterans Stadium with • 3 p.m., Window Decorations Due sored by the National Alumni
the presentation of the homecoming • 6 p.m., Homecoming Court Dinner Association
court and the crowning of the new in Trojan Center Board Room • Noon, Trojan Walk
homecoming queen. Kickoff for the Thursday, Nov. 4 • 2 p.m., Pre-game show including
game against Florida Atlantic is set • Wear your TROY t-shirt day! the Alumni Band, crowning of the
for 2 p.m. The alumni of the year will • 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Games in the Queen and the presentation of her
also be recognized at halftime during Trojan Center Food Court court
the game. • Noon - 1 p.m., Campus Clean-up • 2:30 p.m., Kickoff of
A complete listing of Homecoming • 6:30 p.m., Pep Rally in Movie Homecoming game, TROY vs.
Week events follows. Gallery Veterans Stadium Florida Atlantic
Monday, Nov. 1 • Homecoming Queen Announced • Halftime, Recognition of Alumni
• 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Games in the Friday, Nov. 5 of the Year
Trojan Center Food Court • 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Games in the • 7 p.m., Alpha Phi Alpha Step
• Noon, Salute to the Armed Forces Trojan Center Food Court Show
in the Quad • 10 a.m., Slide show pictures due in Sunday, Nov. 7
• Noon, Flag square due in the SGA the SGA Office • 7 p.m., Troy Gospel Singers
Office • 6 p.m., WWII Era Alumni Concert at Claudia Crosby Theatre
TROY TODAY October 29, 2004 8
Miss Troy University
Twelve to compete for crown on Sunday, Oct. 31 at Claudia Crosby Theater
welve young women will com- Competition categories are inter- • Whitney Leanne Griffin of
T pete for the Miss Troy
University 2005 crown on Sunday,
view, talent, eveningwear, swimsuit
and on-stage question. The winner of
• Avington Hart of Evergreen
Oct. 31. Miss Troy University will receive one • Candace Nichole Hawes of Mobile
The Miss Troy University Pageant year of full tuition, paid entry to the • Mary Ann Henderson of Troy
will be held at 2 p.m. in the Claudia Miss Alabama pageant and various • Maegan Danella Hoff of
Crosby Theater on the Troy other prizes. Deatsville
University campus. Tickets can be The women vying for the title • Laura Elizabeth McDonald of
purchased at the door. General include: Prattville
admission is $7 for adults and $5 for • Anna Marie Anderson of Elba • Britney Shae Smith of Andalusia
children. Troy University students • Amber Lynne Dodson of Cullman • Kristina Diane Summerlin of
can purchase tickets for $5 with a • Tara Michelle Golson of Selma
valid student identification card. Montgomery • Jessica Lynn Tadlock of Luverne.
‘Fiddler of the Troy University Theatre to present
Roof’ next up on ‘Our Town’ in November
Davis Theatre “Our Town,” the second production of the Troy University Theatre 2004-2005
Subscribers Series season, will be Nov. 18, 19 and 22 at 7:30 p.m. in the Trojan Center Theatre.
The three-act play, written by Thornton Wilder, is based on life in the fictional,
A timeless classic is coming to small town of Grover’s Corners, New Hampshire and contains characters reflecting
Troy University’s Davis Theatre for everyday life. From start to finish, the charm of this town and the focus on every-
the Performing Arts in November. day events will stimulate the audience’s interest and provide them with a fresh out-
“Fiddler on the Roof” will be pre- look on life.
sented Friday, Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. The “Our Town,” which has become one
presentation is sponsored by the of the most popularly produced plays
Montgomery Advertiser and Silver of the 20th century, will feature a
Spoons Caterers. large cast including students, children
The musical, known for such clas- and one TROY professor. Directing
sic songs as “Tradition,” the production is Adena H. Moree
“Matchmaker, Matchmaker,” “If I who has been Director of Theatre at
Were A Rich Man” and “Sunrise, Troy University for six years.
Sunset,” is the latest offering in a Tickets are $5 for general
spectacular season at the Davis admission and free for TROY stu-
Theatre. dents with a valid student I.D. They
The season got underway Oct. 12 can be purchased at the Troy
with “An Evening with Carol University Box Office or at the door
Channing,” and in addition to on the night of the performance.
“Fiddler” includes the Cab For more information, contact the
Calloway Orchestra on Dec. 9, the Troy University Box Office at (334)
Chinese Golden Dragon Acrobats 670-3293, the Troy University
on Jan. 21, The Letterman on Feb. Department of Speech and Theatre at
14 and the musical “Seven Brides (334) 670-3714, or visit
for Seven Brothers” on April 7. www.tsutheatre.org.