The Talk of Troy
“Troy University’s Terracotta Warriors and Remembering Trustee Lamar Higgins” - April 30th, 2021

“Troy University’s Terracotta Warriors and Remembering Trustee Lamar Higgins” - April 30th, 2021

April 30, 2021

This week, we listen back to one of our favorite stories about Troy University's army of Chinese warrior statues on the main campus.
And, we remember the first African American member of TROY's board of trustees, Lamar Higgins, who died recently.

“Finding New Ways to Make Music and Celebrate Prom” - April 23rd, 2021

“Finding New Ways to Make Music and Celebrate Prom” - April 23rd, 2021

April 23, 2021

Dave Camwell, a jazz professor at Troy University, has found ways to experiment and thrive, despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
And, Troy University is continuing its new tradition of TROY Prom, a virtual dance party held on the social media app TikTok.

“TROY’s IDEA Bank & The Veteran Graduate” - April 16th, 2021

“TROY’s IDEA Bank & The Veteran Graduate” - April 16th, 2021

April 16, 2021

Troy University has opened an IDEA bank in downtown Troy to provide resources for students and small businesses.
And, TROY recently awarded a degree to an 87-year-old army veteran two days before he passed away.

“Southern Vision & TROY’s First All-Black SGA” - April 9th, 2021

“Southern Vision & TROY’s First All-Black SGA” - April 9th, 2021

April 9, 2021

Troy University’s Student Government Association will soon have its first all-black cabinet and president.
And a new exhibit in TROY's International Arts Center is bringing work from area artists together in one place.

“Student Journalism Awards & Eliminating Racial Discrimination” - April 2nd, 2021

“Student Journalism Awards & Eliminating Racial Discrimination” - April 2nd, 2021

April 2, 2021

Troy University's Hall School of Journalism has won 12 awards from the SEJC's Best of the South Competition. The winners include two production interns with TROY Public Radio, and The Talk of TROY itself.
And Troy University's Rosa Parks Museum in Montgomery is co-sponsoring a virtual event to recognize the UN’s International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.