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University, community mourns the loss of mathematician, mentor and friend Jim O’Neal

Mr. Jim O'Neal, former chair of Mathematics, passed away Wednesday, May 19 at his home in Troy. He was 96. (TROY photo/Mark Moseley)

Mr. Jim O'Neal, former chair of Mathematics, passed away Wednesday, May 19 at his home in Troy. He was 96. (TROY photo/Mark Moseley)

Troy and the University lost a caring, gentle and genteel legend with the death of Mr. James “Jim” O’Neal, who died Wednesday, May 19 at his College Street home surrounded by loved ones. He was 96.

He had taught mathematics at the University for some 40 years, serving as department chair for 16 years, and…

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Sorrell College professor singled out for excellence in research

The Sorrell College of Business is located in John Robert Lewis Hall on the Troy Campus. (TROY photo/Mark Moseley)
 

The COVID-19 pandemic has spurred research by a Troy University Sorrell College of Business professor that has garnered the attention of a national organization.

Assistant Professor of Hospitality, Sport and Tourism Management Kate Price-Howard received the Resort and Commercial Recreation Association’s Excellence in Research Award, given in recognition of the valuable contribution a piece of…

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Kruckeberg remembered for sense of humor, laughter and impact on others

Dr. Kruckeberg presents the Faculty Senate Excellence Award to Dr. Theresa M. Johnson during the 2019 Honors Convocation.

Dr. Kruckeberg presents the Faculty Senate Excellence Award to Dr. Theresa M. Johnson during the 2019 Honors Convocation.

Dr. Robert “Kruck” Dale Kruckeberg, Jr. is being remembered by his colleagues not only for the value he brought to students in Troy University classrooms, but also for the meaning and laughter he brought to so many lives.

Kruckeberg passed away at his home, surrounded by family, on December 27, after a courageous bout with…

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TROY professor finds passion as STEM mentor

Dr. Jacqueline Jones has developed a passion for mentoring students in the STEM field, helping them earn scholarships, internships and awards.

Dr. Jacqueline Jones has developed a passion for mentoring students in the STEM field, helping them earn scholarships, internships and awards.

Dr. Jacqueline Jones, an assistant professor at Troy University’s Biological and Environmental Science Department, has been involved in the success of many minority STEM scholars and research collaborations with other universities across the country through her mentorship programs.

For years, Dr. Jones has been working closely with students to prepare them for major opportunities,…

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