TROY alumni return to say ‘So Long, Sartain’

Sartain Hall, which served as a basketball arena, concert arena and social hub on the Troy Campus for decades, will soon be demolished.

Sartain Hall, which served as a basketball arena, concert arena and social hub on the Troy Campus for decades, will soon be demolished.

Troy University alumni and supporters paid their respects to a historic campus landmark Tuesday.

“So Long, Sartain” gave members of the public one last chance to browse Sartain Hall before the longtime basketball arena, academic facility and concert venue is demolished later this month.

Those who attended the farewell ceremony included current and former faculty…

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Sartain Hall to open for visitors one last time

"So Long, Sartain" takes place Tuesday, July 17 at 5:30 p.m.

The public will have a chance to say goodbye to a Troy University staple next week.

This Tuesday, TROY’s Alumni Association will sponsor “So Long, Sartain,” a farewell to Sartain Hall before the building undergoes demolition later this month.

Beginning at 5:30 p.m., visitors can browse the arena portion of Sartain, sharing memories and viewing…

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TROY alum participating in Harvard summer research internship

Blake Swicord is studying with top doctors in Massachusetts as part of a Harvard Medical School internship.

Blake Swicord is studying with top doctors in Massachusetts as part of a Harvard Medical School internship.

A recent Troy University graduate is currently gaining hands-on medical experience through a prestigious summer research internship with Harvard Medical School.

Blake Swicord, a 2017 TROY graduate and current University of Alabama Birmingham medical student, gained acceptance into the Harvard Catalyst Visiting Research Internship Program, which pairs students with mentors in labs at Harvard-affiliated hospitals.

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TROY’s Chinese alumni proud of their Trojan roots

Chancellor Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., center, joined more than 100 of TROY's Chinese alumni and for a celebration fo Trojan pride..

Chancellor Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., center, joined more than 100 of TROY's Chinese alumni and for a celebration fo Trojan pride..

More than 100 former Troy University students and visiting scholars came together for an event in China earlier this month, marking the first steps toward establishing the University’s second alumni chapter there.

The June 10 event was held as University officials were in China to welcome the newest group of 1-2-1 alumni. Dr. Jack Hawkins,…

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