TROY TODAY A look inside Troy University for faculty and staff October 29, 2004 A Broadway Homecoming Festivities to begin Monday Inside Today and conclude on Nov. 7 his may not be the glitz and TROY News TROY People Around TROY 2 3 7 T glamour of Broadway, but the stars in Troy will be shining brightly on Nov. 6 when Troy University cele- brates homecoming. The theme for this year is "Give My Regards to TROY: A Broadway Homecoming." 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- TROY NEWS 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 1975. 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 TROY TODAY ‘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 TROY PEOPLE 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 State Star 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 Reception; Scott Daugherty, ASBDC Board Chair and State Director, North Carolina Small Business Technology Development Center; Sandra Lucas, Bill Campbell, Director of the Alabama SBDC; and Antonio Doss, Associate Administrator for the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Small Business Development Centers. 5 October 29, 2004 TROY TODAY 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 TROY TODAY 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. AROUND TROY Homecoming 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 Montgomery • 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.
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