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Several APSU faculty and staff members participated in the Montgomery County Historical Societys annual Dinner with the Dead event. Dr. Sara Gotcher, professor of theatre, played Caroline Gordon; Dr. Houston Davis, associate vice president of academic affairs, portrayed Allen Tate, and Dr. Ellen Kanervo, professor of journalism, played Dorothy Dix. In addition, Leni Dyer, assistant professor of theatre, provided period costumes.
Several APSU faculty and staff members participated in the Montgomery County Historical Society's annual Dinner with the Dead event. Dr. Sara Gotcher, professor of theatre, played Caroline Gordon; Dr. Houston Davis, associate vice president of academic affairs, portrayed Allen Tate, and Dr. Ellen Kanervo, professor of journalism, played Dorothy Dix. In addition, Leni Dyer, assistant professor of theatre, provided period costumes.

Drs. Sharon Mabry and Thomas King, professors of music, recreated their world premier opera roles during an April 8 performance of “George Sand ... and Chopin” with composer Persis Vehar at the keyboard at Canisius College in Buffalo, N.Y.

Dr. Robert A. Sirk, associate professor of geography, presented a talk titled “Lake Worth Inlet as a Factor in the Environment and Development of Lake Worth Lagoon” April 7 at the 2005 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers in Denver, Colo.

Dr. Tim Winters, associate professor of Greek and Latin, presented “Well Begun, Half Done: Some Hooks for Teaching Elementary Greek” at the annual conference of the Classical Association of the Middle West and South.