Faculty/Staff

Tobi Davis wins Vergil Parks McKinley Award at Troy University

June 14, 2019
By Andy Ellis

Tobi Davis, senior accountant in Sponsored Programs Accounting, has won Troy University’s Vergil Parks McKinley Award.

Davis, who has been a member of the TROY staff since 2000, received the award from Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., Chancellor, during a ceremony on Wednesday at the Troy Campus. She was nominated by Leigh Ann Paramore, coordinator of…

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Return to TROY just like coming home, Schmidt says

June 3, 2019
By Andy Ellis

When Dr. John Schmidt walked through the doors of the Adams Administration Building in early May, one thought came to his mind. He was home.

Schmidt, who retired in 2014 after 20 years of service to Troy University, returned May 6 to assume a role with which he was very familiar – Senior Vice Chancellor…

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TROY’s Govind Menon addresses plastics recycling before U.S. House

May 15, 2019
By Matt Clower

It can be found along roadsides, in rivers, and accumulating in massive patches in the world’s oceans—the deluge of plastic waste cluttering the environment is a growing threat to ecosystems. 

Recycling may be a way to stem the tide, but current limits in technology and resources means plastics recycling lags far behind the amount of…

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