Tag Archives: Dr. Jack Hawkins

Helen Keller Lecture speaker Erik Weihenmayer encourages TROY students to be ‘climbers’

October 21, 2019
By Andy Ellis

At the age of 14, Erik Weihenmayer was gripped by fear – fear of the rare eye disease Retinoschisis that was robbing of him sight, but even greater, fear of all the things he would miss out on in life without his sight.

Weihenmayer, an adventurer, author and motivational speaker, addressed students, faculty, staff…

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Chancellor Hawkins receives Global Leadership Award

October 2, 2019
By Andy Ellis

Global Ties Alabama recognized Troy University Chancellor Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr. on Tuesday for his continued commitment to internationalization.

Dr. Hawkins was one of two recipients of the organization’s Global Leadership Award, sharing the spotlight with his longtime friend Montgomery Mayor Todd Strange. Jacquelyn Shipe, Global Ties Alabama’s chief executive officer, and Dr. Drew Reynolds,…

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Troy University unveils clock honoring Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr.’s 30 years as Chancellor

September 30, 2019
By Andy Ellis

“Time flies, but memories last forever.” Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., Chancellor of Troy University, recalled those words on Saturday, during a ceremony honoring his 30 years of service as the University’s chancellor.

Thanks to the help of generous donors, the University dedicated a clock, located in front of Smith Hall, in honor of Dr. Hawkins’…

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