Retired Army Staff Sgt. Luke Murphy to deliver Helen Keller Lecture at Troy University

As a part of his rehabilitation, Murphy began competing in marathons, traveling across the world with the Achilles Freedom Team of Wounded Veterans.

As a part of his rehabilitation, Murphy began competing in marathons, traveling across the world with the Achilles Freedom Team of Wounded Veterans.

Retired Army Staff Sgt. Luke Murphy, who was catastrophically wounded by an improvised explosive device in 2006 during his second tour of duty in Iraq, will bring his message of overcoming adversity to Troy University on Nov. 10 as a part of the University’s Helen Keller Lecture Series.

The lecture, which is free and open…

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Self-Advocacy, independence key lessons of Governor’s Youth Leadership Forum

Youth Leadership Forum delegates pose for photo with Alabama Governor Kay Ivey on the steps of the Alabama State Capitol.

Youth Leadership Forum delegates pose for photo with Alabama Governor Kay Ivey on the steps of the Alabama State Capitol.

After a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Alabama Governor’s Youth Leadership Forum returned to Troy University last week with delegates learning to advocate for themselves, plan for their futures and meet new friends.

The five-day event, sponsored by the Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services, serves high school students with disabilities, equipping them…

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Troy University partners with AIDB, ADRS to host SOAR Conference

The free professional development conference will assist educators of students who are deaf, hard-of-hearing, blind, visually impaired, or deaf-blind.

The free professional development conference will assist educators of students who are deaf, hard-of-hearing, blind, visually impaired, or deaf-blind.

Troy University’s Interpreter Training program is partnering with the Alabama Institute for the Deaf and Blind (AIDB) and the Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services to host a free professional development conference for educators of students who are deaf, hard-of-hearing, blind, visually impaired, or deaf-blind.

The Seeking Options to Add Rigor (SOAR) Conference will be held…

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Camp Success prepares deaf and hard of hearing students for transition to college, professional life

Students take part in an activity at Camp  Butter and Egg during the 2018 Camp Success.

Students take part in an activity at Camp Butter and Egg during the 2018 Camp Success.

A camp being held this week at Troy University will help high school students who are deaf and hard of hearing get ready for the transition to college.

Students arrived on Sunday for Camp Success, which is Sponsored by the Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services (ADRS). The weeklong program is open to rising seniors…

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