MEDIA ADVISORY

Posted: Monday, 07 December 2009

Chinese delegate visits TROY for 1-2-1 Convocation

Wednesday, Dec. 9, Troy Campus: A delegation from the People’s Republic of China will be on campus Wednesday – Friday as part of the 1-2-1 Sino American Dual Degree Program’s review, and will participate at 3 p.m. Wednesday in a special convocation with Chancellor Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr.
This convocation will bring together the 10 members of the Chinese delegation, TROY officials, Chinese students at TROY and others.
The convocation will take place in Room 122 in Hawkins Hall, which fronts University Avenue. Media should be in place no later than 2:45 p.m. Those wishing to arrange one-on-one interviews with Chancellor Hawkins or members of the Chinese delegation should plan to arrive no later than 2:35. To confirm your organization’s attendance, please email clusk@troy.edu or call the University Relations Office at 334-670-3196.



Fall Commencement
Dec. 11, 10:30 a.m.: Troy University will conduct its Fall Commencement Exercises in Sartain Hall. Media covering the event are requested to be in place no later than 10:15 a.m. The scorer’s table and some seating immediately behind the table will be reserved for media use. A multbox will be available near the far end of the scorer’s table for media use.
Head football coach Larry Blakeney will be the keynote speaker.


Board of Trustees meeting scheduled for Dec. 11
Dec. 11, 1:30 p.m.: The Troy University Board of Trustees will convene in the third floor conference room of Hawkins Hall at 1:30 p.m.
The agenda will include administration informational reports and committee reports.
Two resolutions will be presented: Resolution 1 ratifying the 2009 series bond, and Resolution 2 commending retirees.
Please confirm your organization’s attendance at this meeting by emailing a response to clusk@troy.edu.