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Business Council of Alabama CEO to address graduates

BCA president and CEO Katie Boyd Britt will provide the commencement address at Troy University on Dec. 13. (Graphic by Yellowhammer News)

BCA president and CEO Katie Boyd Britt will provide the commencement address at Troy University on Dec. 13. (Graphic by Yellowhammer News)

Business Council of Alabama president and CEO Katie Boyd Britt will provide the keynote address at Troy University’s Fall Commencement Exercises on Dec. 13.

The ceremonies begin at 10 a.m. in Trojan Arena, where 673 students will receive degrees, including 502 undergraduates, 159 graduate students, and five education specialist students. Six will receive the Doctor…

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

Adventurer and author Erik Weihenmayer delivers Troy University's Helen Keller Lecture in the Claudia Crosby Theater on Wednesday.

Adventurer and author Erik Weihenmayer delivers Troy University's Helen Keller Lecture in the Claudia Crosby Theater on Wednesday.

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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Waldner receives Troy University’s Book Token Award

Dr. Chris Shaffer, Dean of Library Services, presents Dr. Leora Waldner with Troy University Libraries' 2019 Book Token Award.

Dr. Chris Shaffer, Dean of Library Services, presents Dr. Leora Waldner with Troy University Libraries' 2019 Book Token Award.

Dr. Leora Waldner, associate dean for strategic innovation in the College of Arts and Sciences and professor of political science, received Troy University’s Book Token Award for the support she has demonstrated for the University’s libraries.

The award recognizes faculty who provide service to and support of Troy University Libraries, according to Dr. Chris Shaffer,…

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Troy University to celebrate Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr.’s 30th year as Chancellor with activities on Saturday

On Saturday, Troy University will dedicate a post clock in front of Smith Hall in honor of Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr.'s 30th year as Chancellor.

On Saturday, Troy University will dedicate a post clock in front of Smith Hall in honor of Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr.'s 30th year as Chancellor.

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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