Tag Archives: history

Remains of last known U.S. slave ship discovered

May 23, 2019
By Greg Phillips

In a historic discovery, the last known ship to bring slaves from Africa to the U.S. has been found in the Mobile River, concluding an extensive search and a mystery more than a century old.

Troy University’s Senior Vice Chancellor for Advancement and Economic Development, Walter Givhan, also serves as Chairman of the Alabama Historical…

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TROY presses play on Game Development and Design minor

March 6, 2019

Sarah Carlson has been a gamer for as long as she can remember.

Now, she’s applying that passion at Troy University as one of the first students enrolled in the new Game Development and Design minor, which began this spring semester at the Troy Campus.

“I’ve always played games when I had time, and I’d…

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It Came from the Archives: TROY in the 1950s

January 31, 2019
By Dr. Marty Olliff

“Selected Views of Troy State College” – An Artvue Post Card Co. Souvenir Booklet

In the mid-1950s, Artvue Post Card Company of New York published a booklet depicting ten buildings on the Troy University Campus. Artvue was founded in 1936, and in 1952 purchased the Albertype Company, which allowed it to publish Baseball Hall of…

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