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Dr. Sharon Mabry, mezzo-soprano and professor of music, was the guest clinician for the Georgia Music Teachers Association and the National Association of Teachers of Singing Fall Vocal Workshop, Nov. 3-4 at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro.
Dr. Sharon Mabry, mezzo-soprano and professor of music, was the guest clinician for the Georgia Music Teachers' Association and the National Association of Teachers of Singing Fall Vocal Workshop, Nov. 3-4 at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro.

The event brought voice teachers and university vocal students from across the state for two days of vocal master classes and lectures on contemporary vocal techniques presented by Mabry. Voice students who participated in the master classes were chosen by audition and represented the highest-level university-age singers among voice majors in Georgia.

Marissa Chandler, director of TRiO Student Support Services, was recognized recently at the Fall Joint TASP (Tennessee Association of Special Programs)/KAEOPP (Kentucky Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel) conference in Chattanooga for her outstanding work as 2006 Conference Chair.

The conference theme was "Get on Board the TRiO Express."

APSU staff members assisting Chandler on the conference committee were John Johnson, director of the Educational Opportunity Center; Marsha Lyle-Gonga, director of High School Upward Bound; Mark Gray, TRiO SSS tutor coordinator; and Kendra Dunn, TRiO SSS academic counselor.