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First Lady Janice Hawkins appointed to Shakespeare Festival board

February 7, 2017
By Clif Lusk

Troy University First Lady Janice Hawkins’ appointment to the board of directors of the Alabama Shakespeare Festival may serve as a starting point for a closer relationship between the University and one of the state’s leading arts organizations.

“Of course, my first priority is to help ensure ASF remains the foremost theater of its kind…

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Annual Leadership Conference challenges participants to ‘make a difference’

February 6, 2017
By Clif Lusk

Troy University and the City of Troy’s 16th annual Leadership Conference Celebrating African American History Month brought issues of servant leadership to the forefront Friday and Saturday, Feb. 3-4.

The challenge: to make a difference in each community represented.

“I hope you will leave this conference with renewed determination to make a difference,” said TROY…

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Artist Stephen Hayes discusses inspiration for “Cash Crop”

February 3, 2017
By Matt Clower

Artist Stephen Hayes sought to capture the horror of the Trans-Atlantic slave trade with the exhibit “Cash Crop,” currently on display at Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum.

Seeing the image of the Brooks slave ship plans moved Hayes to create the installation, which consists of 15 life-size sculptures, each one chained and bound, bearing outlines…

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