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Troy University professors receive NOAA RESTORE Science Program grant

Living shorelines, like the one near Bayfront Park, are the focus of a NOAA RESTORE grant received by  Dr. Chris Boyd and Dr. Xutong Niu.

Living shorelines, like the one near Bayfront Park, are the focus of a NOAA RESTORE grant received by Dr. Chris Boyd and Dr. Xutong Niu.

Troy University researchers have been awarded a two-year, $519,853 grant from the NOAA RESTORE Science Program that will identify where living shorelines are the most appropriate erosion control solution to protect tidal shorelines at various sites along the Gulf of Mexico.

Dr. Chris Boyd of TROY’s Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences is the lead…

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Troy University to partner with schools in Troy, Montgomery in garden project

Student and staff volunteers prepare garden at Troy Elementary School as part of a project funded through a USDA grant.

Student and staff volunteers prepare garden at Troy Elementary School as part of a project funded through a USDA grant.

A new partnership between Troy University’s Office of Civic Engagement and schools in Troy and Montgomery will help improve children’s access to fresh produce, while also increasing their nutritional knowledge.

Made possible through a United States Department of Agriculture Specialty Crop grant, the project will include a raised-bed garden at Troy Elementary School and…

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University assists City of Troy in receiving grant for batting cages

Two TROY professors helped the City of Troy secure a grant to fix its batting cages. (Jonah Enfinger Photography)

Two TROY professors helped the City of Troy secure a grant to fix its batting cages. (Jonah Enfinger Photography)

For the last two years, Troy and Pike County residents have been unable to utilize the batting cages at the Troy Sportsplex.

Soon, thanks to the help of two Troy University professors, residents will be able to take all the swings they’d like free of charge.

The Baseball Tomorrow Fund recently awarded the City of…

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