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Department of Fine Arts Professor Julia Mortyakova presents at a national conference

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Dr. Julia Mortyakova.

Dr. Julia Mortyakova, professor in the Department of Fine Arts, recently attended and presented a session at the 2011 National Conference of the College Music Society in Richmond, Virginia.

“It was an honor to represent Alcorn at this conference, as the College Music Society is the largest college music organization. It encompasses all of the different musical fields within academia,” stated Dr. Mortyakova.

Dr. Mortyakova's talk was titled "From Capitol Hill to the Ivory Tower: Lobbying Lessons for Academia" and addressed issues of campus and community advocacy. She also had the honor of chairing other sessions at the conference.