TROY names first recipient of James F. Rinehart Memorial Scholarship

Dr. James Rinehart served TROY for 20 years and was Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences before his passing in 2015.

Dr. James Rinehart served TROY for 20 years and was Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences before his passing in 2015.

Named in memory of the late Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, the first recipient of the James F. Rinehart Memorial Scholarship has been announced. 

Laura Grace Dennis, a graduate student in the Applied Mathematical Science Graduate Program from Prattville, Ala., graduated from TROY with her bachelor’s degree in secondary math education in 2022. The summer after…

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Camp stirs interest in math and other STEM fields for female students

The weeklong camp provided students the opportunity to view different ways in which mathematics and statistics impact daily life.

The weeklong camp provided students the opportunity to view different ways in which mathematics and statistics impact daily life.

Dr. Ken Roblee, professor and Mathematics Division Chair, hopes that Troy University’s first summer mathematics camp will add up to greater interest in the STEM fields among female students.

Held last week on the Troy Campus, the “Girls Get Math with Data” camp targeted female students from grades 10 – 12 from area high schools…

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University, community mourns the loss of mathematician, mentor and friend Jim O’Neal

Mr. Jim O'Neal, former chair of Mathematics, passed away Wednesday, May 19 at his home in Troy. He was 96. (TROY photo/Mark Moseley)

Mr. Jim O'Neal, former chair of Mathematics, passed away Wednesday, May 19 at his home in Troy. He was 96. (TROY photo/Mark Moseley)

Troy and the University lost a caring, gentle and genteel legend with the death of Mr. James “Jim” O’Neal, who died Wednesday, May 19 at his College Street home surrounded by loved ones. He was 96.

He had taught mathematics at the University for some 40 years, serving as department chair for 16 years, and…

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TROY’s Department of Mathematics, women’s basketball staff team up for Mathsketball 2019

The Department of Mathematics is teaming up with TROY women's basketball for Mathsketball 2019 on Friday and Saturday.

The Department of Mathematics is teaming up with TROY women's basketball for Mathsketball 2019 on Friday and Saturday.

While the connection between mathematics and basketball might not seem like a slam dunk to some, a group of seventh- and eighth-grade girls from Pike County will take a shot at learning the role math plays in sports during Mathsketball 2019 this weekend at Troy University.

The event, made possible through a grant from the…

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