Troy University

25 Million Dollar Trojan Fitness Center Opens to Students

Troy University students now have easier access to a healthier lifestyle. It’s all thanks to a brand new state of the art fitness center. For two years, students waited for the completion. The wait ended as students returned to campus Wednesday morning. “We’ve been waiting on and expecting it for a long time, because we were stuck in a smaller…

Late Game Heroics Leads Troy to a Perfect Weekend in Vegas

LAS VEGAS (Troy Athletics) – Troy’s Japonica James struggled to get the ball to go into the hoop for most of the Las Vegas trip, but the senior showed moxie and was the spark that the Trojans needed late in a battle against Kent State. James’ late game heroics were enough as Troy closed out the South Point Holiday Hoops Classic…

Troy University to study plastic recycling

Alabama researchers are studying new ways to recycle plastics. Troy University says its recently established Center for Material and Manufacturing Sciences has received a $2.7 million grant to look at new methods of recycling plastic waste. A statement from the school says the money will pay for scientists and students to work on the project, plus equipment to do the…

Barker, Billingsley boost Troy over Georgia Southern

TROY, Ala. (AP) — Kaleb Barker threw for 330 yards and three touchdowns, DK Billingsley rushed for 163 yards and two more scores, and Troy defeated Georgia Southern 49-28 on Saturday. Troy (4-5, 2/3 Sun Belt) scored the game’s first 14 points and went on to lead 27-14 at halftime. Georgia Southern (5-4, 3-2) closed to within 27-21 on the first play of…

Grant-funded Program Will Help Provide Childcare For Student-Parents

As many parents know from experience, child care can get expensive-especially for college students who are also juggling jobs. But a new program on Troy University’s campuses could help ease that burden for students. It’s called Child Care Access Means Parents in School– or in short- the CCAMPIS Program. The initiative is made possible through a $200,000 dollar grant from the U.S. Department…

Troy University Investigation Into Sigma Chi Fraternity Hazing Concludes

Troy University released a statement Tuesday, saying the Sigma Chi fraternity will remain suspended through the fall semester following its investigation into reports of hazing. On Wednesday, university officials held a presser, releasing more information into the investigation. “There were some findings there that concern not only the university but the national fraternity,” Dean of Student Services Herb Reeves said….

Troy University Suspends Fraternity Accused of Hazing

Troy University’s chapter of Sigma Chi fraternity has been placed on suspension effective Monday, Sept. 9. The suspension comes following reports of alleged hazing, according to a statement from University Relations Coordinator Clif Lusk. The Dean of Student Services and the Office of Student Involvement are investigating the allegations. The statement sent to Alabama News Network goes on to say…

Inaugural Troy For Troops 9/11 Ceremony Held

Troy University students— many who were too young to remember the 9/11 terrorist attacks — came together to honor those who paid the ultimate sacrifice. Troy for Troops, a university military organization, held its inaugural 9/11 ceremony Wednesday morning. “Its a day that changed America,” Captain Danielle Pankey told the crowd. “History books were rewritten and families were never the…

U.S. Senator Doug Jones Holds Town Hall Meeting in Pike County

Hearing from Alabama’s younger generation– United States Senator Doug Jones made a stop in Pike County Tuesday to talk with students about current issues they’re concerned with. It’s all  part of a series of town hall meetings he’s holding this week to gain perspective from students and community members. “Mainly to hear from these young people- what’s on their mind…

Troy Community Preparing For Football Season

College football stadiums across the state will be filled with fans this Saturday. In Pike County, the home of the Troy Trojans, that means more revenue and excitement for the community. Preparations are underway as Troy University’s football season is just days away. Crews have been putting the finishing touches on and off the field. “I think that since the…