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Alumnus, Medal of Honor recipient Bennie Adkins to sign books at Troy University on Sept. 29

September 24, 2018
By Andy Ellis

Troy University alumnus and Medal of Honor recipient Bennie G. Adkins will sign copies of his book “A Tiger Among Us: A Story of Valor in Vietnam’s A Shau Valley” at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 29 at Troy University.

Held in conjunction with the University’s annual Military Appreciation football game, the book signing with…

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Vollrath’s opera ‘The Quest’ finds new audience through YouTube

August 27, 2018
By Andy Ellis

An opera written and composed a Troy University music professor in the 1960s and only performed on three consecutive nights in 1966 has now been reprised for a larger audience on YouTube.

Dr. Carl Vollrath wrote the two-act opera, “The Quest,” during his doctoral studies at Florida State University. The opera is based on the…

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Troy University recognized by The Princeton Review for 14th consecutive year

August 15, 2018
By Andy Ellis

Troy University has been named among the best colleges and universities in the southeastern United States by The Princeton Review for the 14th straight year.

TROY was one of only 143 colleges and universities to receive the designation in the 12-state southeastern region.

“The most important thing that we do at Troy University is serve…

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