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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Recording artist Halo discusses her journey as an artist and student

Coby Alexander Hannah “Halo” Littleton, a senior broadcast journalism major from Montgomery, Alabama, is a musical artist and student at Troy University. After falling in love with the being the lead singer for a praise band at her high school, Littleton said that music turned into a career path for her. However, balancing school and music 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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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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Summer classes online, dorms closing, refunds: Troy University coronavirus update

Troy University announced online-only plans for the rest of the spring semester and for summer in a statement sent to all Troy students, faculty and staff Tuesday morning. The Tropolitan is working today, March 31, to gather more information for students regarding the remainder of this semester and summer plans and will update with separate stories Read More

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