Student group FEDZ gives back to the community

( Photo / Contributed ) Earle-Lynch presents check to Latasha Howard, CEO of Pike County Boys and Girls Club and surrounding counties. PJ Heath Staff Writer Troy University global business student Roberto “Casanova” Earle-Lynch established FEDZ, a social event and promotion group in 2018. He and his co-founder Kadarvis Flowers created the group to help promote Read More

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Humbled Hearts offers scholarships, leadership positions

Ayanna Williams Staff Writer Troy University’s chapter of the non-profit community service organization Humbled Hearts Inc. participates in lots of community service on and off-campus. The university chapter was founded in 2019 and is advised by Dr. Dana Wilson. Humbled Hearts is a service and wellness foundation and its motto is “It takes a humbled heart Read More

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Troy Trojan Heart nominees discuss volunteering at senior center, animal shelter

Taylor Walding Features Editor As of Tuesday, 21 people had been nominated to receive the Troy Trojan Heart award, according to Avery Livingston, coordinator of the university’s Office of Civic Engagement. The winner will be able to donate $1,000 in prize money to the organization of his or her choice. Catherine Jordan, the director of the Read More

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AKA supports mental health awareness through charity walk

Abhigya Ghimire Staff Writer A journey of 1,000 miles begins with a single step, and on Saturday, April 14, the Mu Alpha Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority raised mental health awareness by organizing a 2-mile charity walk for the cause. The event, “NAMI Walks” for the National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI), was free for Read More

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17 receive scholarships honoring late student

Tu To Staff Writer Seventeen students were awarded the Lance Robert McLendon Scholarship for the academic year 2018-2019. Lance McLendon was a Troy accounting graduate from Birmingham in the class of 1995. He passed away in 2001 due to Crohn’s disease. According to his mother, Joan McLendon, his family decided to fund different projects including a Read More

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