Alabama State Games returning to TROY after three-year hiatus due to COVID

The Olympic Torch is lit during opening ceremonies of the Special Olympics Alabama State Games in 2017 in Trojan Arena. (TROY photo/Joshua Thurston)

The Olympic Torch is lit during opening ceremonies of the Special Olympics Alabama State Games in 2017 in Trojan Arena. (TROY photo/Joshua Thurston)

After a three-year hiatus due to COVID, nearly 1,000 athletes and some 250 of their coaches and chaperones will compete May 19 – 21 in the Special Olympics Alabama State Games at Troy University. 

This year’s event marks the 11th anniversary Special Olympians have competed at TROY and is the 14th State Games. This year’s theme is “Rise…

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Annual TROY-STAR Chinese Summer Camp set for June

The two-week camp gives high school students a chance to learn more about Chinese language and culture.

The two-week camp gives high school students a chance to learn more about Chinese language and culture.

Troy University’s Center for International Languages and Cultures (CILC) is hosting the 11th annual TROY-STAR Chinese Summer Camp on campus this June.

TROY-STAR’s mission is to increase the number of Americans learning, speaking and teaching critically needed foreign languages. By offering students creative and engaging summer experiences, TROY-STAR aims to form a community of practice…

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Free summer leadership course sees overwhelming success

The class served more than 4,600 students, with lessons from several TROY figures, including Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., Chancellor.

The class served more than 4,600 students, with lessons from several TROY figures, including Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., Chancellor.

Troy University’s first free summer course was an overwhelming success with students from many walks of life.

Leadership 101, offered free of charge this summer, saw more than 4,600 students register and more than 1,600 receive certificates of completion.

“Our free Leadership 101 course was more successful than we could ever have imagined,”…

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Registration opens Wednesday for Summer/Term 5 at TROY

Registration has begun for Summer Term 5 courses. For the first time, all TROY courses will be offered online rather than in class this summer.

Registration has begun for Summer Term 5 courses. For the first time, all TROY courses will be offered online rather than in class this summer.

For the first time, all summer courses at Troy University will be offered online rather than on campus, and registration starts Wednesday, April 15.

The move to combine the summer semester and Term 5 University-wide due to the effects of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic is an unprecedented example of TROY’s position as a pioneer in…

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