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TROY celebrates 30 years of Dr. Hawkins as Chancellor

This week marks 30 years since Troy University named Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., as its new Chancellor.

This week marks 30 years since Troy University named Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., as its new Chancellor.

The morning of Sept. 1, 1989, was a momentous one at Troy University.

For the first time in 25 years, a new Chancellor had been named to lead the institution, following Dr. Ralph Adams’ retirement.

It was a time of uncertainty for TROY faculty and staff, who had great respect for Adams and his decades…

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Alumnus, Medal of Honor recipient Bennie Adkins to sign books at Troy University on Sept. 29

TROY alumnus and Vietnam veteran Bennie Adkins receives the Medal of Honor during a 2014 ceremony.

TROY alumnus and Vietnam veteran Bennie Adkins receives the Medal of Honor during a 2014 ceremony.

Troy University alumnus and Medal of Honor recipient Bennie G. Adkins will sign copies of his book “A Tiger Among Us: A Story of Valor in Vietnam’s A Shau Valley” at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 29 at Troy University.

Held in conjunction with the University’s annual Military Appreciation football game, the book signing with…

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Vollrath’s opera ‘The Quest’ finds new audience through YouTube

"The Music Man" statue by Huo Bao Zhu that sits outside of the John M. Long School of Music was dedicated last week in honor of Dr. Carl Vollrath.

An opera written and composed a Troy University music professor in the 1960s and only performed on three consecutive nights in 1966 has now been reprised for a larger audience on YouTube.

Dr. Carl Vollrath wrote the two-act opera, “The Quest,” during his doctoral studies at Florida State University. The opera is based on the…

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Troy University recognized by The Princeton Review for 14th consecutive year

TROY was one of 143 colleges within the 12-state southeastern region to be recognized by The Princeton Review.

TROY was one of 143 colleges within the 12-state southeastern region to be recognized by The Princeton Review.

Troy University has been named among the best colleges and universities in the southeastern United States by The Princeton Review for the 14th straight year.

TROY was one of only 143 colleges and universities to receive the designation in the 12-state southeastern region.

“The most important thing that we do at Troy University is serve…

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