The Talk of Troy
The Talk of TROY - ”The Watchfires Exhibit & Archaeology in Italy” - January 21st, 2022

The Talk of TROY - ”The Watchfires Exhibit & Archaeology in Italy” - January 21st, 2022

January 21, 2022

The Rosa Parks Museum on TROY’s Montgomery campus is featuring a new exhibit, "Watchfires". And as Producer Garrett Sanders reports, it includes paintings and found objects commenting on social justice issues that are still relevant today.
And, Producer Jaelanne Thomas reports TROY Archaeology Professor Stephen Carmody's team uncovered many interesting things in a harbor town in Northern Tuscany.

The Talk of TROY - ”‘Speaking Globally‘ & The New Rosa Parks Sculpture” - December 3rd, 2021

The Talk of TROY - ”‘Speaking Globally‘ & The New Rosa Parks Sculpture” - December 3rd, 2021

December 3, 2021

Troy Public Radio is launching a new podcast! “Speaking Globally” features conversations with experts from different regions of the world.
And, a sculpture of Rosa Parks has been unveiled in front of the museum that bears her name in Montgomery.

The Talk of TROY - ”Leadership in International Education & TROY Alum Promoted to Air Force Brig. Gen.” - November 19th, 2021

The Talk of TROY - ”Leadership in International Education & TROY Alum Promoted to Air Force Brig. Gen.” - November 19th, 2021

November 19, 2021

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey has signed a proclamation commending TROY for leadership in international education. Producer Cody Skelton reports that the international program at Troy works hard to make students feel at home.
And as Host Marissa Lacey reports, Troy University Alumnus Terrence Adams has risen to the rank of Air Force Brigadier General after 27 years of service.

The Talk of TROY - ”Dothan‘s First Female Police Captain & The Power T” - November 5th, 2021

The Talk of TROY - ”Dothan‘s First Female Police Captain & The Power T” - November 5th, 2021

November 5, 2021

This week, as Producer Conner Howell reports, Dothan, Alabama's Police Department just got its first female police captain... and she's a TROY graduate!
And, as Host Marissa Lacey tells us, at an entrance to the main campus, visitors now see a big, bold power T painted on a busy intersection right next door to Veterans Memorial Stadium.

The Talk of TROY - ”The History of Montgomery‘s Davis Theatre & ‘Gloria‘” - October 29th, 2021

The Talk of TROY - ”The History of Montgomery‘s Davis Theatre & ‘Gloria‘” - October 29th, 2021

October 29, 2021

This week, we'll listen to one of our favorite stories from Producer Hans Ng, highlighting the rich history of Troy University Montgomery's Davis Theatre.
And, on November 7th, Troy University’s vocal group Concert Chorale is performing “Gloria” to celebrate themes associated with the holiday season, and Producer Conner Howell has the story.

The Talk of TROY - ”‘Medea: A Greek Tragedy‘ & The ‘Spooked‘ Tradition” - October 22nd, 2021

The Talk of TROY - ”‘Medea: A Greek Tragedy‘ & The ‘Spooked‘ Tradition” - October 22nd, 2021

October 22, 2021

This week, Troy University’s Department of Theatre and Dance is staging a production of "Medea: A Greek Tragedy". As Host Marissa Lacey tells us, the classic story stars a mother who seeks revenge on her unfaithful husband.
And, just in time for Halloween, TROY Public Radio is airing a marathon of scary stories from Snap Judgment’s "Spooked" Podcast. "Spooked" Host Glynn Washington always warns listeners: “Never ever, ever, ever, never ever, ever turn out the lights.” But, as Cody Skelton reports, it’s an annual tradition for members of the TPR staff to listen to “Spooked” together... in the dark.

The Talk of TROY - ”HSJC‘s 50th Anniversary & ”Reimaging the Everyday” - October 15th, 2021

The Talk of TROY - ”HSJC‘s 50th Anniversary & ”Reimaging the Everyday” - October 15th, 2021

October 15, 2021

As Guest Host Cody Skelton reports, Troy University's Hall School of Journalism and Communication is celebrating half a century of training journalists. To commemorate the occasion, the Hall School of Journalism unveiled its new slogan, “Shaping Ethical and Trustworthy Communicators”.
And, “Reimagining the Everyday” is the newest exhibit in TROY’s International Arts Center on the main campus. The artist, Janet Nolan, died in 2019, and as Producer Conner Howell reports, the message of her work lives on in this exhibit.

The Talk of TROY - ”Assistant Dean Todd‘s Syrup Farm & Sites of Conscience” - October 8th, 2021

The Talk of TROY - ”Assistant Dean Todd‘s Syrup Farm & Sites of Conscience” - October 8th, 2021

October 8, 2021

As Cody Skelton Reports, Assistant Dean of the Sorrell College of Business Dewey Todd is the newest recipient of the Alabama Retail Association bronze medal for Retailer of the Year for businesses with annual sales of $1 million and under.
And, TROY’s Rosa Parks Museum in Montgomery is hosting the latest installment in the Real Talk Community Forum series next week, and as Producer Conner Howell reports, the topic will be “Sites of Conscience.”

The Talk of TROY - ”KICK COVID & Memorial” - October 1st, 2021

The Talk of TROY - ”KICK COVID & Memorial” - October 1st, 2021

October 1, 2021

To help keep football fans safe, Troy University is partnering with the Alabama Department of Public Health and The Bruno Event Team for KICK COVID, a testing and vaccination campaign.
And, TROY Associate Professor of Theatre Quinton Cockrell has written a new play titled Memorial, which has recently been featured in the Human Rights New Works festival.

The Talk of TROY - ”9/11 Memorial Football Game & The Remnant Trust Collection” - September 10th, 2021

The Talk of TROY - ”9/11 Memorial Football Game & The Remnant Trust Collection” - September 10th, 2021

September 10, 2021

Every year, Troy University devotes a football game to the U.S. military, but this time, they're also commemorating the victims of the terrorist attacks on September 11th, twenty years ago. And as Conner Howell reports, several events are planned.
Troy University’s library on the main campus is hosting an exhibit from Texas Tech University’s Remnant Trust Collection, and Producer Cody Skelton reports this exhibit is user-interactive.