News

TROY’s UAS courses prepare students to manage drone operations

August 31, 2016
By Clif Lusk

With the implementation this week of the Federal Aviation Administration’s Part 107 rules governing drone usage in the country, many commercial operators now have a clear path forward in the use of unmanned aerial systems.

“These vehicles are in use everywhere,” said Troy University adjunct professor Al Allenback, a retired Air Force colonel and fighter…

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Alumni

Alumnus Hank Erwin recounts “Woodlawn” story

August 30, 2016
By Savanah Weed

Troy University students heard about the events that inspired the faith-based football movie “Woodlawn” when alumnus Hank Erwin visited the campus on Monday, Aug. 22.

Erwin, whose experiences as chaplain for Birmingham’s Woodlawn High School football team in the early 1970s inspired the film “Woodlawn,” began his collegiate career playing baseball for Troy State University…

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Students

TROY ATO chapter is best in America

August 22, 2016
By Clif Lusk

A Troy University fraternity is once again the top chapter in the nation.

The Kappa Beta Chapter of Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity was recognized with the national organization’s 2016 Top Chapter Award during the ATO’s 82nd Biennial Congress in Charlotte, N.C. in August. A year ago, the chapter celebrated its 10-year anniversary at TROY.

“(Winning…

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