During 2012, alumnus Alex Gregory, who holds two master’s degrees from Georgia College and has served for more than 20 years as a member of the Foundation Board of Trustees, has been awarded the Mike Mansfield Award, presented by The Japan-America Society of Georgia. The award honors former Ambassador Mansfield’s efforts in fostering good will between Japan and the United States. Currently, Gregory serves as chairman of YKK Corporation of America’s board of directors and president and CEO of the Marietta-based company.
Dance Minor Spring Concert 2012
The Georgia College Department of Theatre and Dance presents the Dance Minor Spring Concert 2012.
The performances begin at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 28 and 2 p.m. Sunday, April 29 in Russell Auditorium on the campus of Georgia College.
Georgia College dance minor students Elena Henson, Kristen Steahr, Katherine Darsie, Shelby Price, Leah Keelan, Miles Daly and alumna Jessica Joiner will present new choreographic works in different dance genres including modern and tap dance.
Amelia Pelton, the university’s director of dance, will present two ballet pieces: "Pas de Quatre," originally choreographed in 1845, and a new ballet to one of Beethoven's Symphonies.
University dance instructor Julie Mulvihill will dance a piece that begins on the front lawn of Russell Auditorium with a new sculpture, then continuing on stage.
Guests performers, former university dance instructor Jennifer Mason and her husband, Robert Mason, will perform two ballet pas de deuxs: "Spring Waters" and "Carmina Burana.”
Admission:$12 general public; $8 senior citizens, Georgia College faculty and staff and students; Georgia College students: $5 with valid ID. Group discounts are available.
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