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Helen Keller Lecture speaker Erik Weihenmayer encourages TROY students to be ‘climbers’

Adventurer and author Erik Weihenmayer delivers Troy University's Helen Keller Lecture in the Claudia Crosby Theater on Wednesday.

Adventurer and author Erik Weihenmayer delivers Troy University's Helen Keller Lecture in the Claudia Crosby Theater on Wednesday.

At the age of 14, Erik Weihenmayer was gripped by fear – fear of the rare eye disease Retinoschisis that was robbing of him sight, but even greater, fear of all the things he would miss out on in life without his sight.

Weihenmayer, an adventurer, author and motivational speaker, addressed students, faculty, staff…

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Troy University unveils clock honoring Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr.’s 30 years as Chancellor

Dr. and Mrs. Jack Hawkins, Jr. stand in front of a clock dedicated Saturday in honor of the Chancellor's 30 years of service to the University.

Dr. and Mrs. Jack Hawkins, Jr. stand in front of a clock dedicated Saturday in honor of the Chancellor's 30 years of service to the University.

“Time flies, but memories last forever.” Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., Chancellor of Troy University, recalled those words on Saturday, during a ceremony honoring his 30 years of service as the University’s chancellor.

Thanks to the help of generous donors, the University dedicated a clock, located in front of Smith Hall, in honor of Dr. Hawkins’…

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Troy University to celebrate Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr.’s 30th year as Chancellor with activities on Saturday

On Saturday, Troy University will dedicate a post clock in front of Smith Hall in honor of Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr.'s 30th year as Chancellor.

On Saturday, Troy University will dedicate a post clock in front of Smith Hall in honor of Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr.'s 30th year as Chancellor.

Troy University will pay tribute to Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr. on Saturday, Sept. 28, in honor of his 30 years as the University’s Chancellor.

Dr. Hawkins became the University’s chancellor on Sept. 1, 1989, following the retirement of Dr. Ralph Adams who served in the position for 25 years.

“The number one reason why…

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City of Prattville honors Troy University First Lady Janice Hawkins for her commitment to the arts

Among those in attendance at Saturday night's banquet honoring Mrs. Janice Hawkins were Board President Pro-Tem Gerald Dial and his wife Faye.

Among those in attendance at Saturday night's banquet honoring Mrs. Janice Hawkins were Board President Pro-Tem Gerald Dial and his wife Faye.

When it comes to supporting the arts, Janice Hawkins’ consistent performance was compared to that of a Ferrari.

Mrs. Hawkins, Troy University’s First Lady, was honored by the Prattville Creative and Performing Arts Council during a banquet at the Legends at Capitol Hill on Saturday night for her commitment and dedication to supporting and promoting…

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