College of Communication and Fine Arts

Troy University


New and emerging technologies; a global marketplace; interdisciplinary and international collaborations; problem solving using creative and critical thinking skills; innovative teaching strategies; entrepreneurial skills; a deeper understanding of the human condition. The College of Communication and Fine Arts at Troy University – a vital part of a dynamic, global university – blends tradition with innovation to provide opportunities for every student to develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed to be successful in an ever-changing world.

Whether your passion is in mass communication and media or English literature, language, and composition. Whether your personal goals include developing fluency in a new language or creating and designing art. Whether you are looking to compose or record music or to develop performance or teaching skills in music, theatre, or dance. The College of Communication and Fine Arts offers a variety of “hands-on”, “real world” educational opportunities.

The College is “home” to more than 700 undergraduate and graduate majors from across the country. The faculty in the College of Communication and Fine Arts is a diverse community of scholars, teachers, artists, conductors, composers, and performers; professionals who realize that every student deserves the best possible education.

The mission of the College of Communication and Fine Arts is to provide opportunities for students to develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed to become independent learners capable of making intelligent choices based on a value system. Combining tradition with innovation and internationalization, the CCFA focuses on excellence in academic performance, enhancement of student lives, and preparation for careers in an ever-changing world.


TROY professor named as official Steinway & Sons Artist

TROY - Dr. Hui-Ting Yang, assistant professor of piano and coordinator of piano activities in Troy University's John M. Long School of Music, has been named as an official Steinway Artist.

Steinway and Sons has cultivated relationships with pianists from every genre and has named close to 1,600 official Steinway Artists worldwide. Artists such as classical pianist Lang Lang, jazz pianist Diana Krall, pop icons Billy Joel and Harry Connick, Jr., as well as the likes of Irving Berlin, Cole Porter, Sergei Rachmaninoff and Arthur Rubinstein have worn the mantle of Steinway Artist.

Steinway Artists must go through a lengthy application process and satisfy three main criteria: have musical ability and recording history, be a currently performing pianist and be a purchaser and owner of their own personal Steinway piano, said Dr. Larry Blocher, Dean of TROY's College of Communication and Fine Arts.

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