Tag Archives: Diane Orlofsky

Rhonda Taylor wins Vergil Parks McKinley Award at Troy University

December 18, 2018
By Andy Ellis

Rhonda Taylor, administrative secretary in the College of Communication and Fine Arts, has won Troy University’s Vergil Parks McKinley Award.

Taylor, who has been a member of the TROY staff since 2007, received the award from Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., Chancellor, during the University’s annual Christmas luncheon on Monday at the Troy Campus. She was…

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Talk of TROY: Professors create ‘A Joyous Exchange’ with new art exhibit

June 29, 2018
By Joey Hudson

The International Arts Center at the Troy Campus is featuring an exhibit called A Joyous Exchange: The Art of Collaboration.  The exhibit features images and texts by music professor Diane Orlofsky and art professor Jerry Johnson who had both recently experienced the death of their fathers.


In her artistic statement, Orlofsky recounts her father’s last moments.

“I saw him breathe his last, leaving us for the father’s care,”…

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Concert Chorale is headed to Carnegie Hall

June 21, 2017
By Clif Lusk

“Get us to Carnegie Hall” was the mandate Dr. Diane Orlofsky heard from Troy University Chancellor Dr. Jack Hawkins Jr. when the new John Maloy Long Hall was dedicated three years ago.

“The Chancellor laid his hand on my shoulder and said, ‘we’ve built this space–now get us to Carnegie Hall,’” she recalls.

That’s exactly…

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