Faculty/Staff

Confucius Institute trip inspired new album from TROY professor

October 6, 2017
By Greg Phillips

A trip to China made such an impact on Dr. Carl Vollrath that he wrote an entire album based on his experiences.

That album, “Warrior Monks,” was released recently and features two clarinet concerti and a trumpet concerto inspired by Vollrath’s trip with the Troy University Confucius Institute to China a few years ago.

“It…

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Tammy Hughes wins Vergil Parks McKinley Award at Troy University

September 27, 2017
By Andy Ellis

Tammy Hughes, departmental secretary in Leadership Development and Professional Studies, has won Troy University’s Vergil Parks McKinley Award.

Hughes, who has been employed by the University since 2005, received the award from Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., Chancellor, during a ceremony on Tuesday in the Hawkins-Adams-Long Hall of Honor on the Troy Campus. She was nominated…

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TROY expert: South Koreans ‘more concerned’ about North Korea now

September 13, 2017
By Greg Phillips

As North Korea continues to test nuclear weapons, its relationship with its southern neighbor is becoming even more concerning to South Koreans.

Dr. Daniel A. Pinkston, a Lecturer at a Troy University teaching site in South Korea, previously served as Northeast Asia Deputy Project Director for the International Crisis Group in Seoul.

Pinkston recently answered…

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