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Teaching English in Slovakia laid foundation for Library dean’s new book “Moon Over Sasova”

Troy University Dean of Libraries Christopher Shaffer and his new book, “Moon Over Sasova,

Troy University Dean of Libraries Christopher Shaffer and his new book, “Moon Over Sasova," about his teaching experiences in Slovokia. (TROY photo)

Dr. Chris Shaffer, dean of library services at Troy University, has published a new book documenting his time teaching and traveling in post-communist Europe during the 1990s.

Shaffer began the journey he highlights in “Moon Over Sasova” in Mannheim, Germany through a study abroad program at Auburn University in 1991.

It was when Shaffer took…

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Orlofsky receives Troy University’s Book Token Award

Dr. Chris Shaffer, Dean of Libraries, (right) presents Professor Michael Orlofsky with the 2021 Book Token Award.

Dr. Chris Shaffer, Dean of Libraries, (right) presents Professor Michael Orlofsky with the 2021 Book Token Award.

Michael Orlofsky, Professor of English and director of Troy University’s Creative Writing program, has been honored with the University’s Book Token Award for the support he has demonstrated for the TROY Libraries.

Presented during a presentation on Tuesday at the Troy Campus Library, the award recognizes faculty who provide service to and support of Troy…

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Remnant Trust exhibit to be on display at Troy Campus library beginning Aug. 26

Dr. Chris Shaffer, Dean of Library Services, and students examine the 2019 exhibit from The Remnant Trust collection. A new exhibit will begin Aug. 26

Dr. Chris Shaffer, Dean of Library Services, and students examine the 2019 exhibit from The Remnant Trust collection. A new exhibit will begin Aug. 26

An exhibit from The Remnant Trust Collection at Texas Tech University will once again be displayed at the Troy University Library on the Troy Campus in the coming weeks.

The exhibit, “The Wisdom of the Ages Athenaeum,” features rare books and artifacts such as “Select Pieces” by Benjamin Franklin, printed in 1801, a verbatim report…

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Puckett honored with Troy University’s Book Token Award

Dr. Chris Shaffer (right) presents Dr. Dan Puckett, Professor of History, with the University's Book Token Award for his support of the library.

Dr. Chris Shaffer (right) presents Dr. Dan Puckett, Professor of History, with the University's Book Token Award for his support of the library.

Dr. Dan Puckett, Professor of History, has been honored with Troy University’s Book Token Award for the support he has demonstrated for the University’s libraries.

The award recognizes faculty who provide service to and support of Troy University Libraries, according to Dr. Chris Shaffer, dean of libraries. The award had been presented periodically in the…

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