State Sen. Arthur Orr to provide keynote speech at Troy University’s Spring Commencement

More than 1,000 students will participate in two separate ceremonies on May 10. (TROY photo)

More than 1,000 students will participate in two separate ceremonies on May 10. (TROY photo)

State Sen. Arthur Orr (R-3rd) will deliver the keynote address at Troy University’s Spring Commencement Exercises on May 10.

Two ceremonies will take place in Trojan Arena, the first at 10 a.m. that includes graduates from the College of Arts and Sciences and the Sorrell College of Business; the second at 2 p.m. for the…

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TROY Trustee teaches about camellias during annual Woodham Memorial Lecture

Did you know that tea is derived from camellias, or that camellias are nocturnal and only bloom in the winter?

Did you know that tea is derived from camellias, or that camellias are nocturnal and only bloom in the winter?

Troy University Trustee and Mobile-based lawyer Forrest Latta educated and entertained attendees of the 2024 Woodham Memorial Lecture at the Dothan Campus with the history surrounding Alabama’s State Flower, the camellia.

Latta’s lecture, “Dothan’s Rich Camellia History,” featured horticulture, community organizing, botany and the culture that flourished in the post-World War II years. The Camellia japonica has deep…

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TROY Football Hall of Famer Freddie Thomas named to University’s Board of Trustees

TROY Football Hall of Famer Freddie Thomas has been named to the Board of Trustees.

TROY Football Hall of Famer Freddie Thomas has been named to the Board of Trustees.

Freddie Thomas, a Troy University alumnus who was a member of two national championship-winning Trojan football teams, has been appointed to the TROY Board of Trustees by Gov. Kay Ivey.

Thomas’ appointment was confirmed today by the Alabama Senate. The move is part of a reorganization of Board positions for TROY. Allen Owen, who has…

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New Waters Alumni Chapter seeks to support students through scholarships, reconnect alumni

From left to right, Laura Chambliss, communications; Jeff Dickey, Vice President; Faith Byrd, Alumni Director; and Jeannine Birmingham, President.

From left to right, Laura Chambliss, communications; Jeff Dickey, Vice President; Faith Byrd, Alumni Director; and Jeannine Birmingham, President.

The Waters Alumni Chapter has become the Troy University Alumni Association’s 69th chapter.

The chapter was officially chartered on Thursday by Faith Byrd, Director of Alumni Affairs. The new chapter traces its origin to an alumni event held last May that saw close to 50 residents of the community attend. Those in attendance were surprised…

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