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Secretary Merrill urges students to overcome obstacles to achieve success

July 22, 2016
By Clif Lusk

Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill challenged graduates at Troy University to be prepared to overcome roadblocks to success and live a life of service to others.

His remarks came during the University’s summer commencement exercises Friday in Trojan Arena, where about 500 students participated in the ceremony representing 21 U.S. states and seven countries…

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TROY students help make major archeological find in Israel

July 18, 2016
By Greg Phillips

Five Troy University students were part of an archaeological expedition that recently announced a major find in Ashkelon, Israel, that may provide clues to a Biblical mystery.

The Leon Levy Expedition, a 30-year excavation of Ashkelon, recently announced the discovery of what its archeologists believe to be the world’s first discovered Philistine cemetery.

The discovery…

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Troy University receives $500,000 grant to support Cultural Arts Park

July 6, 2016

A recently awarded $500,000 grant from the Daniel Foundation will help fund Troy University’s construction of a park that will serve as a cultural arts centerpiece for the community.

Located between the Troy University Chancellor’s home and McKinley Drive, the Janice Hawkins Cultural Arts Park will be a botanical showplace as well as a center…

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