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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Gallery: Storm damage in Troy

Troy was battered with severe weather for a second Sunday in a row, knocking down trees and leaving many without power last night. No injuries have been reported in Pike County, according to Mayor Jason Reeves. Reeves also said “several hundred” are still without power, as of Monday afternoon. The National Weather Service (NWS) in Birmingham 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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Stay at home order issued; residents can stay in original dorms

Gov. Kay Ivey issued a stay at home order effective Saturday at 5 p.m. in hopes of fighting the spread of COVID-19. The order was announced at a news conference on April 3. In compliance with this order, Troy University is changing its guidance regarding students retrieving possessions from residence halls and consolidating those staying into Read More

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