Tag Archives: English Department

Italy inspires English students while studying abroad

July 12, 2019
By Anna Shay Wasden

When one thinks of traveling to Italy, they typically envision the big cities and all they have to offer: colorful clusters of homes in Cinque Terre, historical sites in Rome, gondolas cruising in Venice, bustling fashion shows in Milan. But, anyone who has wandered upon a bloom of jasmine on an abandoned street or brushed…

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Dr. Theresa M. Johnson receives Troy University Faculty Senate Excellence Award

April 29, 2019
By Andy Ellis

Dr. Theresa M. Johnson, senior lecturer in English and a Troy University alumna, has received the University’s 2019 Faculty Senate Excellence Award.

The award was presented by Faculty Senate Vice President Dr. Rob Kruckeberg during the University’s annual Honors Convocation on the Troy Campus on Thursday night.

The Faculty Senate Excellence Award is presented…

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Troy University honors songwriters Penn, Oldham with the Hall-Waters Prize

April 12, 2019

Dan Penn, right, and Spooner Oldham, center, talk about the craft of songwriting with Dr. Kirk Curnutt, left, during an event at the John M. Long School of Music.