Troy University

City Leaders Proclaim Tuesday as Nall Day

A native son and esteemed artist returned to his hometown of Troy on Tuesday. Fred “Nall” Hollis had the honor of having the day named after him. Hollis’ work can be found on the walls of galleries across the world. He uses different mediums for his art, usually drawn from his influences, like traveling the world and meeting new people….

Plans In Place for Active Shooter Situations

Two people were killed and four others injured after 22-year-old Trystan Andrew Terrell opened fire in a classroom on UNC-Charlotte’s campus Tuesday afternoon. We spoke with local university officials about plans in place to help protect their students in the event of an active shooter. “I hate that they’re dealing with this and our hearts go out to them and…

Troy University Procedures In Place to Keep Students Safe During Severe Weather

No students living on Troy University’s campus were injured during this past weekend’s tornado. Officials give credit to procedures in place to keep students safe. “We send out any time we got under a warning, severe thunder storm warning, tornado warning, hurricane warning, anything along those lines, we send out a text message to the students for them to, certainly…

Cleanup Underway After Possible Tornado Hits Troy

2019 has been a rough year for Alabama’s weather. The latest storms occurred Sunday after a possible tornado hit Troy in the early morning hours while residents slept in their beds. Resident James Thamas left his home to seek shelter. He didn’t make it far before having to pull into a near gas station to lay down in his truck….

Troy Athletic Director Jeremy McClain Leaving for Southern Miss

Troy University has announced that Jeremy McClain, who has been athletic director since 2015, is leaving for a similar position at Southern Mississippi. “Jeremy McClain is not only a good man — in my opinion, he is one of America’s most promising young leaders in intercollegiate athletics administration,” Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., Chancellor, said in a statement on the Troy…

Troy University Fraternity Brothers Preparing to “Walk Hard” For Military Veterans

While many students are preparing to go South for Spring Break, one group will be walking 128 miles in six days, raising money for military veterans. Brothers of Troy University’s Alpha Tau Omega fraternity will be walking from the campus to the beaches of Panama City, Florida. The annual Walk Hard fundraiser benefits Jeep Sullivan’s Wounded Warrior Outdoor Adventures. 2019…

Troy University Receives Recognition as 2019 Green Ribbon School

Troy University is receiving love for its efforts to improve the environment and reduce utility costs. The University’s construction of Janice Hawkins Cultural Park, and other initiatives, lead the Alabama State Department of Education to name the University its 2019 Green Ribbon School. The Award is based on criteria, including students access to the environment and ways that the university…

Program Helping College Students with Drug and Alcohol Abuse

It’s something teenagers dream about: leaving their parent’s homes, moving to college, and experiencing the world. College presents students with opportunities to make adult decisions. Some of those decisions can be harmful. College students make up one of the leading drug and alcohol abuse groups in the country, which is why one program on Troy University’s campus is encouraging students…

Troy University Students, Faculty React to State of the Union Address

Many across the nation are reacting to the President’s State of the Union Address from Tuesday night. Some Troy University students and teachers were among the thousands who watched at homes and dorms. “I think President Trump did a wonderful job with talking about unity and unifying both the Democratic and Republican party to be affective instead of being an…

Mom & Daughter Graduate Together

Two of 700 graduates on the Troy campus.

Montgomery’s Denise Donohue and her oldest daughter, Kelsey Donohue Hargrave, walked across the stage together at Troy University’s Trojan Arena to receive their diplomas today. Hargrave received her degree in global business and marketing. Donohue, who earned her associate in nursing from TROY in 2010, completed the University’s RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing program.   They had their…