MEDIA ADVISORY:First Doctor of Nursing Practice class kicks off; Montgomery Campus Commencement

Posted: Monday, 27 July 2009

First Doctor of Nursing Practice class kicks off

July 29 – Montgomery Campus: Troy University’s first class of Doctor of Nursing Practice students begin their doctoral program at 8:30 a.m. in the Gold Room on the second floor of Whitley Hall.

Dr. Jack Hawkins Jr., Chancellor of Troy University, will address the 15-member student cohort, School of Nursing faculty, University officials and others during the 8:30 a.m. – 9 a.m. welcome session. During this time, several presentations will be made.

A noon luncheon will feature Dean of the College of Health and Human Services Dr. Damon Andrew, Dr. Bernita Hamilton, director of the School of Nursing, and Cynthia Dixon, vice-president of patient care services at Jackson Hospital.

Please contact the University Relations Office if your organization requires any special coverage requirements for this event, or to confirm your attendance. You may contact Clif Lusk at or via phone at 334-670-3196.

Montgomery Campus Commencement

TONIGHT: Troy University’s Montgomery Campus will hold its summer commencement ceremony on Monday, July 27, at 7 p.m. inside the Davis Theatre for the Performing Arts.

The commencement address will be delivered by Dr. Glenda S. Curry, Rector of All Saints’ Episcopal Church in Homewood, Ala. Prior to becoming an ordained priest in the Episcopal church, Dr. Curry served as president of TROY’s Montgomery Campus.

Media covering the event are asked to be in place no later than 6:45 p.m.