Media Advisory: Former congresswoman, U.S. ambassador to tour TROY's Rosa Parks Museum

Posted: Friday, 01 April 2016

MONTGOMERY - Former congresswoman and U.S. Ambassador Connie Morella, who is serving as Troy University's Ambassador-in-Residence this spring, will be on the Montgomery Campus on Monday, April 4.

Ambassador Morella will tour the University's Rosa Parks Museum with a media availability following at 3:30 p.m., Monday, in the museum's atrium.

Morella served as U.S. ambassador to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Paris from 2003 to 2007, after having represented Maryland's 8th district in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1987 to 2003. While in Congress, Morella, a Republican, successfully initiated legislation addressing domestic violence and child support, as well as programs for the elderly, environmental protection, health care reform, and human rights issues.

The remainder of the Ambassador's visit will include meeting with classes and faculty on the Troy Campus and online students in a webinar format, and a public address, "A Political and Personal Journey through Minefields and Milestones - in Heels," at 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 6, in room 114 of the Math and Science Complex on the Troy Campus.

A full press release is available at http://www.troy.edu/news/articles/2016/03/former-congresswoman-u-s-ambassador-to-lecture-on-troy-campus.html

To confirm coverage, please contact Andy Ellis at 334-268-9983 or by email at aellis@troy.edu