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State Health Officials Investigating Case of Tuberculosis on Troy University Campus

The Alabama Dept. of Public Health says it is investigating a case of pulmonary tuberculosis identified in a Troy University student enrolled on the main campus in Troy.  Health officials and Troy University say they’re working to ensure that university students and employees will be screened quickly. In a statement, Dr. Burnestine Taylor, Medical Officer, Disease Control and Prevention, said, “We…

Troy University Student Dies in Florida Crash

A Troy University student has died in a Florida car crash, according to university officials. Officials say 19-year-old Aslesha Pandit and three other students were traveling to Panama City Thursday afternoon, when they were involved in a three car crash near Ebro, Florida.  Pandit later died at the hospital. The university’s statement said in part, “our condolences are extended to…

Troy University Has Voter Registration Mishap

Troy University’s Student Government Association conducted two voter registration drives in recent months. About 150 forms for registration or absentee ballot applications were collected and mailed to local election officials. Unfortunately, about 30 voter registration forms from the Oct. 6 registration drive were not mailed due to an oversight in the SGA office. These forms were located Tuesday morning. Election…

#RankTroy movement gaining national recognition

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com)  – Following Troy University’s win over the University of South Alabama last Thursday, a Facebook page and Twitter account urging AP and Coaches Poll voters to #RankTroy sprouted up and the movement gained momentum quickly. The fan-created and fan-driven social media accounts feature a Rank Troy highlight video which has been viewed more than 100,000 times by…

Shots fired at Troy University

As Troy University was wrapping up homecoming festivities this weekend someone fired shots outside of an event on campus early Sunday morning. University officials say that the shots were fired after midnight outside of Sartain Hall.  At the time Omega Psi Phi fraternity was holding an event inside.  Officials say there was around 3000 people attending the event at the…

Trojans commend NCAA’s APR results

TROY, Ala (troytrojans.com)  – Troy student-athletes continued their outstanding performance in the classroom as five programs ranked among the leaders in the Sun Belt Conference in the latest NCAA Academic Progress Rate numbers released this week. All of Troy’s athletic programs were well above the NCAA’s 930 multi-year threshold and the women’s golf team posted a perfect multi-year score of…

DeMarcus Ware to receive Troy University’s Distinguished Leadership Award

Super Bowl champion and alumnus DeMarcus Ware will receive Troy University’s 15th Distinguished Leadership Award on April 19 in a special open-to-the public event in Trojan Arena. The award honors the achievements of TROY alumni and friends who have distinguished themselves through exemplary work, philanthropy, leadership and service to their profession, community and alma mater. The award will be presented…

Troy to Celebrate DeMarcus Ware Day on April 19

Super Bowl champion and former Troy Trojan great DeMarcus Ware will be honored by the state of Alabama, Troy University and the city of Troy on Tuesday, April 19.

TROY, Alabama (troytrojans.com) – Super Bowl champion and former Troy Trojan great DeMarcus Ware will be honored by the state of Alabama, Troy University and the city of Troy on Tuesday, April 19, as it will officially be DeMarcus Ware Day throughout the state. Ware will be recognized as an Alabama native and a Troy Trojan for his role in…