Luncheon celebrates international education, partnership between University and Rotary

TROY students perform the traditional Japanese Fisherman Dance during Tuesday's International Rotary Luncheon at the Troy Campus.

TROY students perform the traditional Japanese Fisherman Dance during Tuesday's International Rotary Luncheon at the Troy Campus.

Troy University and the Troy Rotary Club kicked off International Education Week with a luncheon on Tuesday, celebrating the partnership between the organization and the University and the cultural impact international students have on the local community.

A joint venture of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education, International Education Week…

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Mary Lynn Long remembers early days of TROY’s Sound of the South

Mary Lynn Long is known by many as the mother of Troy University's band program. The rotunda in Long Hall was named in her honor last fall.

Mary Lynn Long is known by many as the mother of Troy University's band program. The rotunda in Long Hall was named in her honor last fall.

Mary Lynn Long flashes a proud smile when she describes her family.

“We have always been a band family,” she said.

Two buildings and one street on the Troy Campus bear the name of Long’s husband, TROY’s Director of Bands Emeritus Dr. John M. Long, who is responsible for adopting the Sound of the South…

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