Student-inspired Pike Community Scholarship to provide tuition for four years

2023 Homecoming Queen Jane Vickers and her family created the scholarship as a way to give back to the community.

2023 Homecoming Queen Jane Vickers and her family created the scholarship as a way to give back to the community.

In honor of her time at Troy University, senior Jane Vickers and her family have started the Pike Community Scholarship that will provide tuition for four years to a student from Pike County.

A broadcast journalism major from Tallahassee, Fla., Vickers spent her time at TROY giving back as much as she could because at…

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Betty Floyd Vance Endowed Nursing Scholarship to aid TROY nursing majors from Pike County

The new scholarship will honor the memory of Betty Floyd Vance and her legacy in the nursing profession.

The new scholarship will honor the memory of Betty Floyd Vance and her legacy in the nursing profession.

A new endowed scholarship will provide opportunities for future Troy University students from Pike County who want to earn a nursing degree.

The Betty Floyd Vance Endowed Nursing Scholarship was established by Stewart and Piper Vance to honor the memory of Stewart’s mother, who passed away in October.

After her husband’s death in 1974, Betty…

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TROY English Department sponsors Pike County Scripps Spelling Bee on Feb. 2

The Pike County Scripps Spelling Bee will take place at 10 a.m. on Feb. 2 in the Stadium Tower at Veterans Memorial Stadium on the Troy Campus.

The Pike County Scripps Spelling Bee will take place at 10 a.m. on Feb. 2 in the Stadium Tower at Veterans Memorial Stadium on the Troy Campus.

Troy University’s Department of English and E.W. Scripps Company are teaming up to sponsor the Pike County Scripps Spelling Bee on Feb. 2 in the Troy University Stadium Towers.

The inaugural event, which will begin at 10 a.m., will feature three contestants, all from Covenant Christian School – Angel Brogdon, a third grader and Ellis…

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U.S. Department of Education extends funding for TROY’s Upward Bound program

As a part of their summer program, TROY Upward Bound participants visited Kennedy Space Center.

As a part of their summer program, TROY Upward Bound participants visited Kennedy Space Center.

Troy University’s TRIO-Upward Bound program, which helps students succeed in high school and navigate the transition to college, has been renewed for five years through funding from the U.S. Department of Education.

Upward Bound, which has been in operation at TROY since 1992, provides academic, counseling, social, and recreational activities designed to build the academic…

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