Troy University receives “Moon Tree” from NASA’s Artemis I mission

TROY was chosen out of hundreds of applicants to receive a

TROY was chosen out of hundreds of applicants to receive a "Moon Tree" from the 2022 space expedition. (Photo courtesy NASA)

After receiving hundreds of applications, Troy University was selected by NASA to receive a “Moon Tree” seedling that flew around the moon on the 2022 Artemis I mission. The loblolly pine tree seedling was delivered on Friday morning.

Over multiple rounds of selections, NASA chose institutions based on an organization’s ability to care for the tree…

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Troy University education students gain 21st century skills through final STEM project

Students in Dr. Shannon Dadd's Elementary STEM Methods class work with hydraulic arms they developed as a class assignment.

Students in Dr. Shannon Dadd's Elementary STEM Methods class work with hydraulic arms they developed as a class assignment.

A group of Troy University students recently got lessons in problem solving, communication, collaboration and perseverance through an assignment that culminated in last week’s Department of Teacher Education’s biannual Science and STEM Fair.

Students in Dr. Shannon Dadd’s Elementary STEM Methods class were tasked with developing a working hydraulic arm from materials she supplied and…

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Electronics Engineering Technology students, faculty host robotics workshop for local STEM academy

TROY students helped guide the students through programming and building a robot.

TROY students helped guide the students through programming and building a robot.

Students and faculty from Troy University’s Electronics Engineering Technology program recently hosted a robotics workshop for students at Pike County’s Center for Advanced Academics and Accelerated Learning.

As part of the workshop, TROY students worked with the seventh through ninth graders to program and then build a 3D-printed robot that can sense and avoid obstacles.

Kim Sellers,…

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Grant helps fund STEM-related supplies, curriculum

The College of Education's STEM lab helps prepare future teachers to integrate STEM into their classrooms curriculum.

The College of Education's STEM lab helps prepare future teachers to integrate STEM into their classrooms curriculum.

A grant from the Choctawhatchee, Pea and Yellow Rivers Watershed Management Authority is helping Troy University’s Department of Teacher Education prepare future teachers to educate future generations about important topics such as water quality and conservation, the impacts of pollution and protection of wildlife habitats.

Grant funds are helping to buy supplies and curriculum for…

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