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Troy University Board of Trustees Vice President Pro Tempore Lamar Higgins Dies at 61

Troy University is mourning the loss of an alumnus who made history during his time as a student and provided a lifetime of dedicated leadership and support to his alma mater. Lamar P. Higgins, Vice President Pro Tempore of the University’s Board of Trustees and a 1981 TROY graduate, passed away on Thursday after an extended illness. Higgins, 61, was…

Troy Small Business Development Center Plans Open House

The Troy Small Business Development Center is back in full operation. Whether you are a small business owner or thinking about starting your own business, the small business development center is there for you. They have everything from training and consulting to financing. “We help in the start of pre-planning stage and grow in to international trade. Even when people…

Troy University to Resume Normal Operations in Fall 2021

Troy University has announced a return to normal operations beginning with the Fall commencement via a letter to students, faculty and staff. The campus will continue to operate using TROY Strong procedures until the end of the spring semester. The text of the letter is below: TROY Community: The decline in COVID-19 cases nationally and in Alabama is an encouraging…

Troy University Fraternity Walking to Panama City to Raise Money for Wounded Soldiers

1/3EvuL2eJWQAYKQDY Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3walkhard1 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3walkhard2 Show Caption Hide Caption Dozens of Troy University students are own their way to Panama City, Fla…and they are walking. Members of Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity are walking 128.3 miles from Troy to Panama City. The hike directly funds veterans through Jeep Sullivan’s Wounded Warrior Outdoor Adventures, a non-…

Troy University to Offer COVID-19 Vaccines to the Public

Troy University is working with the Alabama Department of Public Health to offer COVID-19 vaccinations starting Thursday at 9 a.m. Vaccines will be administered at the Health Center located next to the Trojan Center on campus. Troy University has received 2,000 doses of the Moderna vaccine. The university says distribution will strictly follow the guidelines determined by the Alabama Department…

UPDATE: Student’s Body Found on Campus of Troy University

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Troy University Dedicates Building to John Lewis

History was made on Troy University’s campus, as a building once named after a Ku Klux Klan member, was renamed after a man who was denied admission because of his race. On Friday, Nov. 13, the John Robert Lewis Hall was officially opened for business. Previously named after former governor of Alabama, Bibbs Graves, Troy’s Board of Trustee’s decided to…

Troy University Cancelling Classes Due to Hurricane Zeta Safety Concerns

Troy University has announced that all in-person evening classes and activities will be canceled at 5pm Wednesday. The school will remain open until 5pm. The university says this change is for the safety of students, faculty, and staff due to the forecast of Hurricane Zeta. This is for ALL Troy University campuses in Alabama. On-campus residents may shelter in place…

Troy University to Rename Bibb Graves Hall After Late Rep. John Lewis

Bibb Graves Hall to be renamed John Robert Lewis Hall/Source: Alabama News Network The Troy University Board of Trustees announced Wednesday morning that it will rename one of its main buildings on campus. The board voted unanimously to rename Bibb Graves Hall after civil rights icon and late U.S. Representative John Lewis. The building will now be called John Robert…

Troy University Spring/Summer Commencement

On Friday Troy University held its Commencement Ceremony. It was the first graduation ceremony at the university since the coronavirus pandemic began. Hundreds of graduates walked across the stage to receive their degrees. Spring graduation was postponed earlier this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. The commencement was staggered into three separate ceremonies to reduce the number of people in…