Tag Archives: Sound of the South

Troy University unveils clock honoring Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr.’s 30 years as Chancellor

September 30, 2019
By Andy Ellis

“Time flies, but memories last forever.” Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., Chancellor of Troy University, recalled those words on Saturday, during a ceremony honoring his 30 years of service as the University’s chancellor.

Thanks to the help of generous donors, the University dedicated a clock, located in front of Smith Hall, in honor of Dr. Hawkins’…

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Amanda Taylor wins Vergil Parks McKinley Award at Troy University

September 17, 2019
By Andy Ellis

Amanda Taylor, departmental secretary for the band program, has won Troy University’s Vergil Parks McKinley Award.

Taylor, who has been a member of the TROY staff since 2012, received the award from Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., Chancellor, during a ceremony on Tuesday at the Troy Campus. She was nominated by Dr. Mark Walker, Director of…

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Alumni chapters support the Sound of the South in trumpet purchase

September 14, 2019
By Clif Lusk

When TROY alumni get the word their response can be overwhelming, just ask Dr. Mark Walker, director of bands.

“Scott Erb asked me to speak to the Birmingham alumni chapter, and in that one night, they filled a need we had in the band. It was incredibly humbling to see their generosity,” he said.

The…

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