Mathsketball shows middle schoolers practical use of math

February 4, 2020
By Claudia Harris

A unique partnership between the Troy University Mathematics Department and local schools recently gave students an opportunity to learn how math correlates with basketball.

Mathsketball, a two-day camp Jan. 24-25 at Trojan Arena, exposed seventh- and eighth-grade girl basketball players from Pike County schools to the importance of math in athletics.

The basketball…

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Five named as Chancellor’s Fellows at Troy University

January 21, 2020
By Andy Ellis

Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., Chancellor of Troy University, has announced the individuals selected for the University’s 2020 Chancellor’s Fellows Program.

The program, which is directed and led by Dr. John Kline, professor and director of the Institute for Leadership Development, spans the spring and summer academic semesters and enables Fellows to take part in…

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Barbara Jeffrey wins Vergil Parks McKinley Award

January 6, 2020
By Andy Ellis

Barbara Jeffrey, secretary for the Department of Social Sciences, has won Troy University’s Vergil Parks McKinley Award.

Jeffrey, who has been a member of the TROY staff since 2008, received the award from Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., Chancellor, on Dec. 16 during the University’s annual Faculty/Staff Christmas luncheon. She was nominated by Dr. Sharon Everhardt,…

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