TROY personnel describe ‘awesome’ China experience

Troy University representatives recently toured China, exploring its culture and TROY's partnerships throughout the country.

Troy University representatives recently toured China, exploring its culture and TROY's partnerships throughout the country.

Thanks to the Confucius Institute, a group of Troy University representatives recently toured China, exploring the mutual benefits of TROY’s relationship with the country while learning and teaching along the way.

The excursion took the TROY representatives to Shanghai, Chongqing, Xi’an and Beijing, an experience that included both educational and cultural visits.

“My trip to…

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Hawkins to 1+2+1 Presidents Forum: International students bring value to U.S. campuses

Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., Troy University Chancellor, speaking to the Sino-American University Presidents’ Forum at Chongqing Normal University in China.

Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., Troy University Chancellor, speaking to the Sino-American University Presidents’ Forum at Chongqing Normal University in China.

Troy University was one of the first institutions to join the 1+2+1 Program, a groundbreaking partnership between American and Chinese universities that has paved the way for thousands of Chinese students to study in the U.S.

The 1+2+1 program has not only benefited the Chinese students, it has also been transformative for Troy University, said Chancellor…

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Wagstaff to discuss China’s international rise with Alabama World Affairs Council

The rise of China as a world power since the 1970s will be the topic of Dr. Drew Wagstaff's presentation to the Alabama World Affairs Council.

The rise of China as a world power since the 1970s will be the topic of Dr. Drew Wagstaff's presentation to the Alabama World Affairs Council.

Dr. William “Drew” Wagstaff, an assistant professor of international security for the Blue Horizons Program within the U.S. Air Force’s Center for Strategy and Technology at Maxwell Air Force Base, will address China’s growth and what that means for the international community during a presentation to the Alabama World Affairs Council on Feb. 12.

The…

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Chinese, Vietnamese New Year celebrations scheduled

A Chinese New Year festival takes place Thursday, Jan. 31 at the Trojan Center Ballrooms, and a Vietnamese New Year celebration follows Feb. 8.

A Chinese New Year festival takes place Thursday, Jan. 31 at the Trojan Center Ballrooms, and a Vietnamese New Year celebration follows Feb. 8.

Troy University international students will hold a variety of public new year celebrations in the coming weeks.

The celebrations start with the annual Chinese New Year Spring Festival on Thursday, Jan. 31 at 5 p.m. in the Trojan Center ballrooms.

This year’s program includes traditional dances and performances along with Chinese food, such as fried…

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