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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.

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Dragon boat races less about rowing, more about supporting the community

August 30, 2017
By Andy Ellis

The TROY Trojan Warriors finished third in their division at Saturday’s Montgomery Dragon Boat Races, but for participants, the experience was more about supporting the local community, representing the University and bonding with teammates than where they finished on the leader board.

Dragon boat racing is a team paddling sport that has its roots in…

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TROY leaders talk future of Confucius Institute during China visit

July 3, 2017
By Matt Clower

The leadership board for Troy University’s Confucius Institute recently held a history-making meeting at Hanban, the global headquarters for all Confucius Institutes located in Beijing.

The meeting marks the first time one of the more than 500 Confucius Institutes have been allowed to hold a board meeting at Hanban.

“Having the opportunity to hold our…

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