Troy University

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…

Troy University Students Head Back to Classes

Troy University classes kicked off the fall semester Wednesday. Starting college can no doubt be an overwhelming time for students. “I’m a little bit anxious,” student Jermaine Van Buren says. “I never can sleep the first day of class.” Van Buren is one of thousands of students who have made the transition back to college- a step that can bring…

Camp Success Helps Deaf Students Prepare for College

High school students with hearing disabilities are learning skills that will help them transition to college. “I’ve struggled a lot with a lot of teachers who don’t understand,” high school senior Hannah Beth Rains says. Rains used an interpreter to speak because she is deaf. It’s all part of Camp Success, held annually on Troy University’s campus. The camp is…

Students With Disabilities Learn Life Skills At YLF

Alabama high school students with disabilities are learning skills that will help them in the transition to adulthood. It’s all part of the the Alabama Governor’s Youth Leadership Forum on Troy University’s campus. “Our main goal is just to help them develop their leadership skills so that they can go back and encourage other people with disabilities,” Alabama Governor’s Youth…

Board: No Increase in Tuition at Troy University

TROY, Ala. (AP) – Tuition will not increase next year at Troy University. The school announced this week that its Board of Trustees voted to keep the current tuition rates in place for the upcoming academic year. The Dothan Eagle reports the current undergraduate tuition of $325 per credit hour, graduate tuition of $425 per credit hour and general university…

Graduating Students Preparing For Real World

Graduations are happening across the state. Thousands are getting ready to walk across the stage to get their degree. “I’m pretty excited,” graduating Troy University student Matthew Anderson said. “I’m ready for it to come,” Troy University senior Margaret Wright told us. For some graduates, it can be stressful. Some are finding it hard to land jobs in their career…