Portrait by TROY alumnus honors memory of former Troy University Trustee Lamar P. Higgins

Troy University Chancellor, Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., and Mr. Higgins' sister, Phyllis Jackson, unveil portrait during ceremony on Thursday.

Troy University Chancellor, Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., and Mr. Higgins' sister, Phyllis Jackson, unveil portrait during ceremony on Thursday.

A portrait honoring the memory of former Troy University Trustee Lamar P. Higgins was unveiled on Thursday in the conference room bearing his name at the Rosa Parks Museum on Troy University’s Montgomery Campus.

The portrait was painted and gifted to the University by TROY alumnus Willie Austin, II, and was appropriately unveiled on Rosa…

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Author talk, displays and free admission highlight museum’s Rosa Parks Day observance

Troy University's Rosa Parks Museum will observe Rosa Parks Day activities on Thursday, Dec. 1.

Troy University's Rosa Parks Museum will observe Rosa Parks Day activities on Thursday, Dec. 1.

A book discussion with author H.H. Leonards will highlight Rosa Parks Day activities at Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum on Dec. 1.

In 2018, the Alabama Legislature unanimously approved a bill declaring Dec. 1 as Rosa Parks Day in the state. Dec. 1 marks the anniversary of Parks’ historic 1955 arrest after she refused to…

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University unveils new sculpture in front of Rosa Parks Museum

Artist Ian Mangum stands beside his sculpture of Rosa Parks, unveiled on Wednesday as a part of the Rosa Parks Day celebration.

Artist Ian Mangum stands beside his sculpture of Rosa Parks, unveiled on Wednesday as a part of the Rosa Parks Day celebration.

Visitors to Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum will now be greeted by a new sculpture of the ‘Mother of the Civil Rights Movement’ by Ian Mangum.

Unveiled during a special ceremony on Rosa Parks Day, the work, created with the use of powder-coated steel, depicts the face of Mrs. Parks, something the artist felt was…

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TROY’s Rosa Parks Museum plans observances for Rosa Parks Day

An art unveiling ceremony, free admission and a concert by The Westerlies highlight the activities commemorating Rosa Parks Day.

An art unveiling ceremony, free admission and a concert by The Westerlies highlight the activities commemorating Rosa Parks Day.

Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum will unveil a new piece of outdoor artwork and provide a free concert by the Westerlies on Wednesday, Dec. 1 in observance of Rosa Parks Day in Alabama.

In 2018, the Alabama Legislature unanimously approved a bill declaring Dec. 1 as Rosa Parks Day in the state, making the Alabama…

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