MEDIA ADVISORY: Summer Commencement

Posted: Thursday, 05 July 2007

EDITORS/NEWS DIRECTORS: On July 27, there are a number of events taking place on Troy University’s Troy Campus. Because of these activities, and in an effort to help facilitate your organization’s coverage, Chancellor Jack Hawkins Jr., has invited members of the working media to join him at the commencement luncheon honoring summer commencement speaker Max Roberts, president of Barnes & Noble College Booksellers.

The tentative schedule of events on July 27 are:

     10:30 a.m.:      Summer Commencement
     Noon:     Luncheon (by invitation only)
     1:45 p.m.:     Ribbon cutting for Trojan Village (new dorms)
2:30 p.m.:      Ribbon cutting for new Barnes and Noble on-campus bookstore
     3:15 p.m.:      Board of Trustees meeting

We will update you on any changes to this schedule.

Please RSVP to the University Relations Office as soon as possible so that reservations may be made for your reporters and photographers. You may respond via email to or by calling 334-670-3196.

Additional information, including press releases, will be distributed in advance of July 27.