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Troy University to dedicate John Robert Lewis Hall on Nov. 13

The TROY Board of Trustees voted in August to rename the building in honor of the late Georgia Congressman and Civil Rights icon.

The TROY Board of Trustees voted in August to rename the building in honor of the late Georgia Congressman and Civil Rights icon.

Troy University will officially dedicate John Robert Lewis Hall on Friday, Nov. 13 at 10:30 a.m. in front of the historic building. 

The University’s Board of Trustees voted in August to rename the former Bibb Graves Hall in honor of the late Rep. John Lewis, the “Boy from Troy” who was a champion for civil…

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New documentary explores life of TROY Trustee Lamar Higgins ‘In His Own Words’

Troy University Trustee Lamar P. Higgins is the subject of a new documentary produced by Troy University.

Troy University Trustee Lamar P. Higgins is the subject of a new documentary produced by Troy University.

Lamar P. Higgins has made his mark on Troy University’s history, starting as the University’s first African-American SGA President and later as a member of the Board of Trustees.

Now, viewers can learn more about Higgins’ life and experiences in a new documentary produced by TROY TrojanVision and the Office of Marketing and Communications: “In…

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University formally dedicates building in honor of longtime Trustee

President Pro-tem Emeritus Gerald O. Dial, right, and his wife Faye unveil a plaque dedicating the Trojan Village 400 building as Gerald O. Dial Hall with Chancellor Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr. and the University Board of Trustees. (TROY photo/Joey Meredith)
 

Troy University has named a residence hall for President Pro-Tempore Emeritus Dr. Gerald O. Dial of Delta, AL, in recognition of the tremendous impact he has had during his many years of service to the University and the State of Alabama.

Trojan Village 400 Building will bear the name Gerald O. Dial Hall, in honor…

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Troy University to name building after Congressman John Lewis

Bibb Graves Hall will be renamed John Robert Lewis Hall in honor of the late congressman from Pike County.

Bibb Graves Hall will be renamed John Robert Lewis Hall in honor of the late congressman from Pike County.

The Troy University Board of Trustees voted today to rename historic Bibb Graves Hall at the Troy, Alabama, campus in honor of U.S. Congressman and Civil Rights leader John Lewis.

The name change is effective immediately, and the building will now bear the name John Robert Lewis Hall. 

“John Lewis is a towering figure in American history, whose leadership and advocacy for…

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