Lauren Cochran wins Vergil Parks McKinley Award

September 29, 2016
By Andy Ellis

Lauren Cochran, departmental secretary for First-Year Studies within the John W. Schmidt Center for Student Success at Troy University, has won the University’s Vergil Parks McKinley Award.

Cochran, who has been employed by the University since 2015, received the award from Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., Chancellor, during a ceremony on Tuesday in the Hawkins-Adams-Long Hall…

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TROY professor working to clean up mercury contaminated waterways

September 6, 2016
By Greg Phillips

A Troy University professor is conducting research that may help fight mercury contamination at water bodies throughout the country.

Dr. Carrie Miller, an environmental science professor at the Troy Campus, is researching the effects of sorbents (materials used to bind contaminants) on mercury contaminated soil gathered from a contaminated creek in Oak Ridge, Tenn., where…

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Dr. Ben P. Robertson receives Troy University’s Malone Award

August 15, 2016
By Andy Ellis

Dr. Ben P. Robertson, professor of English, has been awarded Troy University’s Wallace D. Malone, Jr. Distinguished Faculty Award.

Dr. Robertson, who joined the TROY faculty in 2003, was presented the award by Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., Chancellor, and Dr. Earl Ingram, Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, during the University’s annual Faculty/Staff Convocation on…

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