Richmond receives Troy University’s Hall-Waters Prize

From left to right are Walter Givhan, honoree Michelle Richmond, Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., Gregg Swem and Dr. Kirk Curnutt.

From left to right are Walter Givhan, honoree Michelle Richmond, Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., Gregg Swem and Dr. Kirk Curnutt.

Renowned author and Mobile, Ala. native Michelle Richmond received Troy University’s Hall-Waters Prize during a luncheon on Thursday at the Troy Campus.

Richmond spent the morning speaking with students about the evolution of her career from publishing collections of her short stories to writing best-selling novels. During the morning session, Richmond was interviewed by a…

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Novelist Michelle Richmond to receive Troy University’s Hall-Waters Prize on April 14

Michelle Richmond will discuss the evolution of her career as a best-selling author at 9:30 a.m. on April 14 at the Troy Campus.

Michelle Richmond will discuss the evolution of her career as a best-selling author at 9:30 a.m. on April 14 at the Troy Campus.

Renowned author Michelle Richmond, a Mobile, Ala. native whose recent novel The Wonder Test has been hailed as a “gripping thriller” and witty satire of “high-stakes education,” will receive Troy University’s Hall-Waters Prize on April 14.

Richmond will discuss the evolution of her career from her debut short-story collection, The Girl in the Fall-Away Dress…

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TROY alum serving as Mobile Area Mardi Gras Association king

Terrell Patrick, who received two degrees from TROY, serves as King Elexis I during Mardi Gras 2019.

Terrell Patrick, who received two degrees from TROY, serves as King Elexis I during Mardi Gras 2019.

Terrell Patrick spends most of his time helping young people as a case officer with the Mobile County District Attorney’s Office, but this week, he has a new title.

Patrick, who received a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and a master’s in public administration from Troy University, is serving as King Elexis I in Mobile’s…

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There’s much to do in Mobile during bowl week for Trojan fans

Trojans fans traveling to the Dollar General Bowl will find a variety of activities available in Mobile. (Photo: Tad Denson/Visit Mobile)

Trojans fans traveling to the Dollar General Bowl will find a variety of activities available in Mobile. (Photo: Tad Denson/Visit Mobile)

Fans traveling to Mobile next week to cheer on the Trojans as they take on Ohio in the Dollar General Bowl should have no trouble finding activities to fill their trip.

Special activities are scheduled in conjunction with the bowl game beginning on Thursday, Dec. 22. The festivities will kick off at 5 p.m. with…

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