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Porter moves forward to the next leg of his journey with TROY

Diane and Curt Porter pose with Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., Chancellor, during retirement reception, celebrating Dr. Porter's years of full-time service.

Diane and Curt Porter pose with Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., Chancellor, during retirement reception, celebrating Dr. Porter's years of full-time service.

Dr. Curt Porter sat back in his chair, his index fingers propped against his chin and his eyes peering toward the ceiling of his Hawkins Hall office.

“It’s been a good trip,” he said after a few moments of thoughtful silence.

Porter was honored on Jan. 31 with a retirement reception, celebrating his departure from…

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Teaching Excellence Fellows Program deemed successful start to long-term exchange partnership

Dr. Earl Ingram, Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, addresses the closing ceremony of the Teaching Excellence Fellows Program.

Dr. Earl Ingram, Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, addresses the closing ceremony of the Teaching Excellence Fellows Program.

When the closing ceremony for the Teaching Excellence Fellows Program ended on Thursday, none of the participants seemed in any hurry to leave the room.

The 13-week program, which began in November, brought 26 faculty members from Chongqing Normal University, the Chinese partner university to TROY’s Confucius Institute, to the Troy Campus to study educational…

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Agboatwala named associate vice chancellor for international operations

Sohail Agboatwala, who came to TROY as an international student 30 years ago, has been named associate vice chancellor for international operations.

Sohail Agboatwala, who came to TROY as an international student 30 years ago, has been named associate vice chancellor for international operations.

Sohail Agboatwala, who came to Troy University almost 30 years ago as an international student himself, will now help lead the University’s international operations.

Effective Dec. 1, Agboatwala will take on the role of associate vice chancellor of international operations, directing recruitment and enrollment and study abroad, as well as interfacing between the University and…

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Troy University to observe International Education Week Nov. 12-17

Students display flags from their home countries during the International Parade of Flags held prior to TROY's football game against Idaho.

Students display flags from their home countries during the International Parade of Flags held prior to TROY's football game against Idaho.

A series of events, including the International Student Cultural Organization’s annual festival, will take place at Troy University next week in observance of International Education Week.

International Education Week is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide.

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