Troy University to celebrate Heritage Week at Dothan Campus

Posted: Wednesday, 10 April 2013

DOTHAN - Troy University will celebrate its ties to the Wiregrass region with a number of special events during the annual Heritage Week celebration on the Dothan Campus April 15-19.

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.

Activities during the 2013 Heritage Week will include:

Monday, April 15

The Troy University Community Band of Dothan will perform at 6 p.m. inside Sony Hall. Admission is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, April 16

The annual Health and Wellness Fair, featuring free information and screenings from local healthcare providers, will be from 9 a.m. to noon inside the Harrison Room in Malone Hall. Free and open to the public.

The Continuing Education Center will preview upcoming courses during an Open House from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. inside Adams Hall, room 200.

Wednesday, April 17

The spring picnic 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.

The College of Arts and Sciences will present the annual Woodham Lecture Series at 11 a.m. inside the Sony Hall auditorium. History professor Dr. Robin O’Sullivan will present a lecture entitled “Breakfast of Champions: A History of the American Morning Meal—and Why it Matters.”

Friday, April 19

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 Dean of Students Bob Willis at (334) 983-6556 or