MEDIA ADVISORY: Commissioning Ceremonies and Troy Commencement

Posted: Wednesday, 04 May 2011

Army ROTC Commissioning Ceremony

May 5: TROY’s Army ROTC will conduct commissioning ceremonies for eight cadets at 2 p.m. in Wendell Mitchell Hall, located in the center of Sorority Hill. This event is open for coverage, but seating is limited. Media covering commissioning should arrive no later than 1:40 p.m. Parking will be located in the main drive to the front of the building, off Elm Street.

Troy Campus Spring Commencement

May 6: The Sorrell College of Business and the College of Health and Human Services will have commencement exercises at 10:30 a.m. in Sartain Hall on the Troy Campus. This ceremony will include the first Doctor of Nursing Practice graduates in the University’s history.

At 2 p.m., the colleges of Arts and Sciences, Communication and Fine Arts and Education will conduct commencement exercises. This commencement will include the first graduates of the College of Education’s Interpreter Training Program.

Almost 600 students are expected to participate in commencement, and Dr. Jeffrey Dugas is the commence speaker.

Both commencements are free and open to the public. Media covering the events should be in place no later than 15 minutes prior to the program start. Any special requests for coverage should be directed to clusk@troy.edu or to Clif Lusk via cell at 334-268-9982.

Air Force ROTC Commissioning Ceremony

May 6: TROY’s Air Force ROTC will conduct commissioning ceremonies for two cadets in Sorrell Chapel at 10 a.m., prior to the start of commencement exercises. This event is open for coverage.