Protest of George Floyd’s death in downtown Troy

In the wake of nationwide outrage over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota, more than 50 students and community members joined in protest on the square in downtown Troy Friday. The protest lasted from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and protestors say they plan to continue demonstrating for at least another couple of days. Read More

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Fall registration begins May 4

While the summer semester remains online, the fall 2020 semester is being planned as on campus. Registration begins Monday, May 4, according to Troy University announcements. Senior registration begins at 8 a.m., and junior registration starts at 1 p.m. on Monday. On Tuesday, May 5, sophomore registration will open at 8 a.m., and freshman registration will Read More

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Emergency fund to help students during pandemic

Students are able to apply for financial help through Troy University’s Emergency Fund, with the money available coming from university donors. The Emergency Fund is different from the CARES Bill recently passed, including payments to students; the university is still working on how to allocate those funds. “This is though the Troy University Foundation,” said Dean Read More

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Medal of Honor recipient Bennie Adkins dies from COVID-19

Troy University alumnus and Medal of Honor recipient Sergeant Major Bennie Adkins died from COVID-19 related respiratory failure. He was 86. The Bennie Adkins foundation announced on March 26 that Adkins had been hospitalized after he became critically ill with COVID-19 respiratory failure. A Vietnam War veteran, Adkins was a native of Opelika, Alabama earned his Read More

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