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John M. Long Concert Article

Troy University is honoring Dr. John M. Long with a concert as the second installment of the celebratory event. The concert will be held at the Montgomery Campus, on March, 28 at 7 p.m., inside of the Davis Theater for Performing Arts. Admission for this event is $10.   Dr. Long plays a major role in Read More

Dr. Miller Leadership Award

Faculty member Dr. John Miller received the Betty Van der Smissen Leadership Award from the Sport and Recreation Law Association (SRLA) for his leadership role here at Troy University. The award is presented annually to recognize a member of the organization for leadership and vision in the study of legal aspects of sports and physical activity. Read More

The Future of Alumni Hall

Photo by: April Irvin Long-standing rumor holds that Troy University administrators have plans to renovate all-male dorm Alumni Hall “in the near future” by shutting down and renovating one wing at a time. Senior vice chancellor for advancement and external relations John Schmidt, however, has dispelled these rumors. “We recognize there are other needs,” he said Read More

Troy Offsets Sequestration

by: James Banks Military students around the country are curious of how they will pay for college next semester. Troy is offering three new scholarships just for undergraduate military students. Due to mandatory cuts in federal spending, more than 250,000 troops will be denied tuition for classes this fall. The Army, Air Force and Marine Corps Read More

ReadyU Event Press Release

ReadyU is bringing the Ultimate Pillow Fight to Troy University’s Relay for Life event on March 22nd  at 11 p.m. at Tailgate Terrace. Universities across the nation will be taking part in trying to have a record-breaking pillow fight. Students will participate in the event at their respective schools, so everyone’s involvement will count towards the Read More

Trojan Ambassador Association Looking to Hire

by: Karli Maldin Contributed Photo The Trojan Ambassador Association is looking to hire new ambassadors for the fall 2013 semester and with several senior ambassadors graduating in May, there will be numerous openings. The Trojan Ambassadors are the official Troy University host or hostess for the Chancellor’s receptions and activities, athletic events and organizational events as Read More

ISCO Unites Trojans

International Student Cultural Organization (ISCO) is sharing the cultures of its members by implementing themed nights focusing on the uniqueness of different countries. ISCO’s main goal is to act as a connection between students of diverse cultures and nationalities. The organization uses its time to participate in events and hold meetings that support knowledge of other Read More

City Internships

The city of Troy is preparing a competitive internship program for Troy University students designed to span the breadth of municipal jobs and services. “What we wanted to do was formalize the program here at the city as it relates to interns,” mayor Jason Reeves said. “There’s never been any real rhyme or reason to it, Read More

Trojan Go Cards are Finally Here

The Trojan Go Cards, formerly known simply as “student discount cards,” are now available for purchase. According to SGA president Will Thompson, the cards will be available in the Student Government Association office in limited quantities on Thursday and Friday, but will ready for full sale after spring break. The cards will cost $5 each and Read More

Students Travel to Costa Rica for Spring Break

Students of the College of Health and Human Services will travel to Costa Rica during spring break to take a special part in the Central American Games. This trip will serve as a study abroad trip for all students in attendance. The games will take place in San Jose, Costa Rica this year in which games Read More


As the semester is getting to the halfway marker, students are looking into their questionable housing arrangements for the fall 2013 semester. With over 7,000 students, there are roughly 2,230 beds for on-campus residents; therefore, there is not enough room for even half of the enrolled students at Troy University’s main campus. Currently, the only students Read More

Before You Enjoy Your Spring Break

TROY POLICE DEPARTMENT 300 ELM STREET TROY, ALABAMA 36081 334-566-0500 CHIEF JIMMY ENNIS   03/04/13   PRESS RELEASE   Troy University’s students will soon be enjoying Spring Break. It is important for students to be prepared when leaving Troy for Spring Break according to Chief Jimmy Ennis.   Leaving Campus for Spring Break: Close and lock Read More

Trojan Student Officers

by: Karli Mauldin The Troy University police department and the criminal justice department have partnered together to let students become security officers for a semester. This job has entitled the student security officers to help be an extra set of eyes on campus, along with day to day work such as checking buildings to make sure Read More

Natural Science & Writing Center Contest

by: Zach Winslett Natural Science Center and Writing Center open house and writing contest There are many resources on Troy University’s campus that aid students in overcoming their academic difficulties, but, unfortunately, they are often unheard of or intimidating to students. The Natural Science Center and Writing Center in Eldridge Hall are both attempting to remedy Read More