Troy University to celebrate Heritage Week at Dothan Campus

Posted: Monday, 14 April 2014

DOTHAN - Troy University is celebrating its ties to the Wiregrass region with a number of special events during the annual Heritage Week celebration on the Dothan Campus this week.

For more than 20 years the Dothan Campus has celebrated its history in the Wiregrass with the Heritage Week festivities, which include several free events that are open to the public.

Activities during the 2013 Heritage Week will include:

Monday, April 14
The Troy University Community Band of Dothan will perform at 6 p.m. inside Sony Hall. Admission is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, April 15
The annual Health and Wellness Fair, featuring free information and screenings from local healthcare providers, will be from 9 a.m. to noon inside the Harrison Room in Malone Hall. Free and open to the public.

History professor Dr. Bertis English will deliver the lecture "Southern Honor in Black and White Alabama during the Emancipation and Early Reconstruction Years" at 7 p.m. inside the Sony Hall Auditorium inside Everett Hall. Admission is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, April 16
The spring picnic on the quad for faculty, staff and students will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Thursday, April 17
Nimrod Frazer will provide the annual John Woodham Memorial Lecture from 12:10 p.m. until 1:15 p.m. in the Harrison Room in Malone Hall. Frazer is the author of the first book-length work on the 167th Infantry Regiment since 1919.

Friday, April 18
The Outstanding Student Honors Convocation will be from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. inside Sony Hall.

For more information about Heritage Week events, contact the Associate Dean of Student Services Sandy Henry at (334) 983-6556 or shenry@troy.edu.