Tag Archives: Janice Hawkins

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

October 21, 2019
By Andy Ellis

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

September 30, 2019
By Andy Ellis

“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

September 24, 2019
By Andy Ellis

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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