Troy University Board of Trustees Vice President pro tempore and first black SGA president Lamar Higgins recounts life of involvement and change

Luke Brantley Variety Editor Troy University Board of Trustees member Lamar Higgins was born in Marbury, Alabama, a small town in the center of the state, close to Prattville. Higgins began attending school while segregation was still in full effect. He attended a segregated school, until his fifth grade year. According to Higgins, going from his Read More

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Conference promotes leadership

By Noah Pevey Contributor Luke Brantley Variety Editor Troy University held its 19th annual Leadership Conference celebrating African-American History Month last weekend. The conference is put on by a combination of Troy University, the city of Troy and the community, according to Student Involvement and Leadership Assistant Director Sadaris Williams. The conference, which began Friday night, Read More

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Leadership conference promotes opportunity for building diverse relationships among races

Olivia Nobles Staff Writer The city of Troy and Troy University will host its 18th annual Leadership Conference, courtesy of the Troy Institute for Leadership Development, on Feb. 1 and 2. This event is in celebration of Black History Month, and the theme is “Leaders Embracing New Relationships, Destinations, and Opportunities.”  Leandro Guimaraes Froes, an international Read More

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