Troy University journalism students win top awards

Nine students earned 13 awards from two major journalism organizations.

Nine students earned 13 awards from two major journalism organizations.

Students in the Hall School of Journalism performed well in recent award ceremonies, earning multiple accolades from both the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) and the Southeast Journalism Conference (SEJC).

The SPJ’s annual Mark of Excellence Award honors the best in student journalism. Entries are first judged on the regional level, and winners advance to…

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The Talk of TROY: Professor publishes decades-old opera on YouTube

Carl Vollrath, music professor, sitting at his piano at home after discussing his opera with TROY Public Radio.

Carl Vollrath, music professor, sitting at his piano at home after discussing his opera with TROY Public Radio.

Troy professor Carl Vollrath’s opera, “The Quest” has a new life on YouTube, after being unavailable to the public for half of a century. Troy Public Radio’s Hannah Leverett says the opera’s online release has renewed interest in Vollrath’s music. 



The plot of “The Quest” tells the story of a children’s crusade that happened…

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