TROY alum, age 103, visits campus for homecoming

Rillie A. Simmons, a 103-year-old alumna of Troy State Teacher's College, holds her degree at the World War II-era alumni reunion Friday night.

Rillie A. Simmons, a 103-year-old alumna of Troy State Teacher's College, holds her degree at the World War II-era alumni reunion Friday night.

Rillie Simmons’ memories of her time at Troy University are as vivid and colorful as those of recent alumni.

She remembers playing tennis in what is now the Quad, taking entrance exams that brought her to tears, and serving hungry college students as a worker at the dining hall.

She remembers the sights, the sounds…

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Kaitlin Beyler crowned TROY Homecoming queen

From left are: Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., Chancellor; Amy Russo, 2017 Homecoming queen; Beyler; Gov. Kay Ivey; and SGA President Gus McKenzie.

From left are: Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., Chancellor; Amy Russo, 2017 Homecoming queen; Beyler; Gov. Kay Ivey; and SGA President Gus McKenzie.

Kaitlin Beyler, a senior biomedical sciences major from Alabaster, has been crowned as the 2018 Homecoming queen at Troy University.

Beyler, the daughter of Annette Beyler, was crowned by Gov. Kay Ivey, Troy University Chancellor Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., Student Government Association President Gus McKenzie and 2017 Homecoming queen Amy Russo during a halftime ceremony…

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Campuses utilize Homecoming activities to connect students to TROY

T-Roy visits with scholars at the Confucius Institute table during Tuesday's Homecoming celebration on the Montgomery Campus.

T-Roy visits with scholars at the Confucius Institute table during Tuesday's Homecoming celebration on the Montgomery Campus.

Students, faculty and staff at TROY’s Montgomery and Dothan campuses have joined in the Homecoming spirit this week, leading up to Saturday’s football game against Louisiana at Veterans Memorial Stadium. Kickoff for the game is set for 2:30 p.m.

The Montgomery Campus scheduled events throughout the week, kicking off on Monday encouraging students to wear…

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Troy University Homecoming Court announced

Back Row: Taylor Holt, Kalle Killough, Emma Shows, & Anna Shay Wasden. Front Row: Kaitlyn Beyler, Anh Nguyen, Holly Scott & Adebimpe Adefolaju.

Back Row: Taylor Holt, Kalle Killough, Emma Shows, & Anna Shay Wasden. Front Row: Kaitlyn Beyler, Anh Nguyen, Holly Scott & Adebimpe Adefolaju.

Troy University has announced the members of the 2018 Homecoming Court.

The Homecoming Queen will be crowned at halftime of Saturday’s homecoming game against Louisiana. Kickoff for the game is set for 2:30 p.m.

Members of the Court are:

Adebimpe Rachel Adefolaju, a senior biomedical sciences major from Nigeria, is the daughter of Frederick and…

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