Tag Archives: City of Troy

Unity Prayer Breakfast brings community leaders together for time of reflection, conversation

June 25, 2020
By Andy Ellis

For leaders from Troy University, the City of Troy and Pike County, Thursday morning’s Unity Prayer Breakfast was a time for reflection, conversation and most importantly, listening.

The event, sponsored by the Troy University Foundation, was held in the Trojan Center Ballrooms on the Troy Campus, attracting nearly 100 invited guests. The brainchild of…

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Protests are essential part of politics, Berry tells conference participants

February 1, 2020
By Andy Ellis

Dr. Mary Frances Berry on Friday told participants in the Leadership Conference Celebrating African American History Month that protests play a vital role in politics.

Speaking during the opening session of the conference at Troy University on Friday night, Berry drew on her experiences with “protests that worked” such as the Free South Africa…

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Berry, Kennedy to serve as keynote speakers for annual Leadership Conference

January 13, 2020
By Andy Ellis

Author, activist, educator and historian Dr. Mary Frances Berry and activist and author Peggy Wallace Kennedy will serve as keynote speakers during the 2020 Leadership Conference Celebrating African American History Month Jan. 31 – Feb. 1 at Troy University.

Dr. Berry will deliver the conference’s opening address on Friday, Jan. 31, in the Trojan…

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