Alabama Educational Leadership Hall of Fame Induction

Posted: Wednesday, 05 November 2014

Thursday, Nov. 6, 2 p.m.: Troy University will induct three outstanding leaders in education into the Alabama Educational Leadership Hall of Fame during a ceremony in Hawkins Hall on the Troy Campus. Tommy Ledbetter, a veteran educator known as a leader in the area of adolescent literacy, will be inducted, along with two posthumous inductions of longtime leader of the Alabama Education Association Dr. Paul Hubbert and former Alabama State Board of Education member Gary Warren. The ceremony will include welcoming remarks from Dr. Kathryn Hildebrand, Dean of the College of Education, comments by TROY Chancellor, Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., and the presentation of inductees. Those interested in covering the event should be in place no later than 1:45 p.m. and can contact Andy Ellis (aellis@troy.edu, 334-268-9983) or Clif Lusk (clusk@troy.edu, 334-268-9982) for additional information.

Dedication of the Dr. John W. Schmidt Center for Student Success

Saturday, Nov. 8, 11 a.m.: Troy University will dedicate the John W. Schmidt Center for Student Success at 11 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 8, in the lobby of Eldridge Hall on the Troy Campus. Dr. Schmidt retired at the end of July after 20 years of service to the University, including holding the positions of Senior Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Senior Vice Chancellor for Advancement and External Relations. Those wishing to cover the event should be in place no later than 10:45 a.m. Contact Andy Ellis (aellis@troy.edu, 334-268-9983) or Clif Lusk (clusk@troy.edu, 334-268-9982) for additional information.

Military Appreciation game

Saturday, Nov. 8, 2 p.m.: Troy University will pay tribute to members of the U.S. Armed Forces on Saturday, Nov. 8, during its annual military appreciation football game. Pre-game activities will begin at 1:20 p.m., including an enlistment ceremony for 125 service members representing various branches of the military. Special military presentations will be made during breaks in the game and the active duty and veterans of the military will be invited to parade across the field as their service song is played during the Sound of the South Marching Band's halftime show.