All-terrain wheelchair makes Troy University arboretum accessible for all

Thanks to a grant from the Hank Poore Foundation, a new wheelchair is available free of use at the TROY arboretum.

Thanks to a grant from the Hank Poore Foundation, a new wheelchair is available free of use at the TROY arboretum.

Troy University arboretum’s more than 10 miles of walking trails are now fully accessible to the public, thanks to the donation of an all-terrain wheelchair courtesy of the Hank Poore Foundation.

The GRIT Freedom Chair was presented on Friday, June 7 by Hank Poore, Foundation founder, and Ashley Ferry, executive director.

“I am excited to be here…

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TROY arts programs receive over $15K in grants

Programs in the College of Communication and Fine Arts and the International Arts Center received the grants.

Programs in the College of Communication and Fine Arts and the International Arts Center received the grants.

The Alabama State Council on the Arts awarded Troy University $15,800 in support for four arts programs in the College of Communication and Fine Arts and the International Arts Center.

Carrie Jaxon, IAC Director and Curator, was awarded $3,300 in support of the IAC’s Trojan Junior Warriors Children’s Art Program. The program, which began in 2017, has become a…

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Troy University awarded passport grant to aid in study abroad opportunities

Thanks to IIE, up to 25 TROY students will be eligible for their first passport.

Thanks to IIE, up to 25 TROY students will be eligible for their first passport.

Troy University is one of 51 institutions selected by the Institute of International Education (IIE) to receive an IIE American Passport Project grant that will enable up to 25 TROY students to obtain their first U.S. passport and open the pathway to study abroad. 

The American Passport Project seeks to reach diverse student populations and institutions that…

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TROY grant writers secure $32M in grants during 2022-2023 year

TROY faculty and staff were recognized during the annual Grant Writers Luncheon held Dec. 6.

TROY faculty and staff were recognized during the annual Grant Writers Luncheon held Dec. 6.

Troy University grant writers were recognized during the 32nd annual Sponsored Programs Grant Writers Luncheon held Dec. 6 in the Trojan Center Ballrooms. In the last year, TROY faculty and staff secured $32 million in grants with an additional $11 million still pending. 

The record-breaking total comes just months after TROY was reclassified as a doctoral institution by…

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