Page 3 - TROY Magazine Spring 2012

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FEATURED STORIES
IN EVERY ISSUE
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torchlight
Alumnus Appointed
to Board of Trustees
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alumnotes
News from TROY Alumni
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chapter news
Panama City Area Alumni
Chapter raised $300
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Johnson Center Dedication
The Center’s namesake headlined the agenda
Feb. 10 at the official dedication of the Center
inside the newly completed 40,000 square-foot
expansion of Bibb Graves Hall.
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Judith March - Stephanie Nichols
Nichols, a 2004 TROY marketing graduate and
Brundidge native, is the founder of the retail
clothing business Déjà Vu.
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Tommy Newman - Band Geeks
Alumnus’ musical homage to marching bands
helps University celebrate its 125th birthday.
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Building Beyond Boundaries
“The campaign is titled ‘Building Beyond
Boundaries’ and it’s not about money – it’s about
lives changed.” — Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr.
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Transportation for Cambodian Villagers
A partnertship between TROY and Pannastra
University of Cambodia enabled visting scholar
to give back to his home village through
the gift of a truck.
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Michael Green - From London to TROY
Green’s journey to his Troy “home” began
in his native England.
ON THE COVER
Pamela Pei, visiting scholar from
Hebei Normal University of Science
and Technology, wears the traditional
Phoenix Coronet, one of several
traditional costume pieces on display
at TROY’s Confucius Institute.
TROY basketball bid a fond farewell to Sartain Hall in February with the men’s and women’s teams playing their last games in the facility.
The basketball and volleyball programs will move to the new Trojan Arena next season. Sartain Hall, home of TROY basketball since 1962, was
named for the late Professor Auxford Sartain, a 40-year member of the faculty and former chair of the History Department.