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Troy University Libraries receive gift in memory of John Lewis

Civil Rights Icon and Georgia Congressman John R. Lewis, a Pike County native, passed away in July.

Civil Rights Icon and Georgia Congressman John R. Lewis, a Pike County native, passed away in July.

The Troy University Libraries have received a $5,000 donation from Constellation, an Exelon Company, in memory of civil rights icon and Congressman John R. Lewis.

Lewis, who was born in Pike County and often referred to as “The Boy from Troy” by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., died on July 17 at age 80. He…

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Exhibit brings rare books, artifacts to Troy Campus library

Dean of Library Services Dr. Chris Shaffer talks with students Zayvius Miller, Oliva Wright, III, and Cassidy Terrill about The Remnant Trust exhibit.

Dean of Library Services Dr. Chris Shaffer talks with students Zayvius Miller, Oliva Wright, III, and Cassidy Terrill about The Remnant Trust exhibit.

An exhibit of rare books and artifacts on loan from The Remnant Trust Collection, housed at Texas Tech University, is now on display at Troy University.

The exhibit, “The Wisdom of the Ages Athenaeum,” features items such as a 600-year-old Torah, a 1350 edition of the Magna Carta and a 1640 edition of “The Prince”…

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Brooks receives Troy University’s Book Token Award

Dr. Chris Shaffer, dean of libraries, presents Dr. Jeneve Brooks with the Book Token Award for her support of the University's libraries.

Dr. Chris Shaffer, dean of libraries, presents Dr. Jeneve Brooks with the Book Token Award for her support of the University's libraries.

Dr. Jeneve Brooks, associate professor of sociology at the Dothan Campus, received Troy University’s Book Token Award for the support she has demonstrated for the University’s libraries.

The recently reinstated award will recognize service to and support of Troy University Libraries, according to Dr. Chris Shaffer, dean of libraries.

Dr. Shaffer presented the award to…

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