TROY Dothan Campus to celebrate Heritage Week

Posted: Tuesday, 05 April 2011

DOTHAN—Troy University will celebrate its ties to the Wiregrass region with a number of special events during Heritage Week on the Dothan Campus April 18-22.

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.

“It’s a week in which we recognize the special relationship we have with this community,” said Bob Willis, dean of student services.

Activities during the 2011 Heritage Week will include:
April 18
The Troy University Community Band of Dothan will perform at 6 p.m. inside Sony Hall. Admission is free and open to the public.
April 19
The annual Health and Wellness Fair, featuring free information and screenings from local healthcare providers, will be from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. inside the Harrison Room in Malone Hall. Open to the public.
The library’s free international film series will continue with a screening of “LaLee’s Kin” inside Sony Hall at 7 p.m., preceded by a reception at 6:30 p.m. Open to the public.
April 20
The spring luau 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.
April 21
The College of Arts and Science will present the annual Woodham Lecture series featuring Dr. Jenny Brooks inside the Harrison Room in Malone Hall at 1 p.m. Dr. Brooks will present the lecture “Celebrating Alabama Blues Music.” Free and open to the public.
April 22
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 Willis at 334-983-6556 or