TROY officially unveils Trojan Fitness and Wellness Center

Troy University officials, faculty, staff and students officially dedicated the 78,000-square-foot center Tuesday.

Troy University officials, faculty, staff and students officially dedicated the 78,000-square-foot center Tuesday.

Troy University officially dedicated the new Trojan Fitness and Wellness Center during a ceremony Tuesday at the 78,000-square-foot facility.

The center, which opened in January, includes a multi-activity court, a basketball court, free and circuit weight training areas, aerobic exercise rooms, an outdoor swimming pool, a multi-level walking track and four offices.

More than 5,000…

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Trojan Fitness Center will open to students on Wednesday

The Trojan Fitness Center is set to open to students Wednesday, Jan. 8. (TROY photo/Joey Meredith)

The Trojan Fitness Center is set to open to students Wednesday, Jan. 8. (TROY photo/Joey Meredith)

When students return to the classroom on the Troy Campus Wednesday, they’ll return to a campus that has the potential to make them healthier.

The new, state-of-the-art recreation and fitness center will be open for business, said Dr. Shane Tatum, Director of Health and Wellness.

“When the students return, they can expect a recreation center…

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Faculty, students expand scope of cutting-edge feeding tube studies

TROY student Sydney Elston discusses the blended tube feeding research project with healthcare professionals in Montgomery.

TROY student Sydney Elston discusses the blended tube feeding research project with healthcare professionals in Montgomery.

Troy University’s Kinesiology and Health Promotion department has made strides in its research about natural blended tube feeding in cancer patients, with continued growth in financial support and student involvement in its newest studies.

The first study, focusing on whether substituting blended real food products was a safe alternative for patients struggling with commercial formula…

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TROY preparing students for careers in health, medicine

Health Professions Advisor Janet Gaston provides help to TROY students seeking careers in health-related fields.

Health Professions Advisor Janet Gaston provides help to TROY students seeking careers in health-related fields.

Katie Holley has known most of her life what she wants to do for a living.

At age 12, she envisioned herself as a doctor, dedicating her life to helping people in need.

She just wasn’t sure how to reach her goal until she arrived at Troy University and met Janet Gaston, the University’s Health…

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