Tag Archives: Troy Campus

Discussions underway to bring new sorority to the Troy Campus

September 8, 2016
By Savanah Weed

Troy University’s Panhellenic Council is in its final stages of bringing another sorority to TROY’s campus.

According to Barbara Patterson, the Director of Student Involvement and Leadership and Panhellenic Adviser, the average number of members in each National Panhellenic Conference sorority has gone from 95 to 195 in the past three years. She cited TROY’s growing…

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Alumnus Hank Erwin recounts “Woodlawn” story

August 30, 2016
By Savanah Weed

Troy University students heard about the events that inspired the faith-based football movie “Woodlawn” when alumnus Hank Erwin visited the campus on Monday, Aug. 22.

Erwin, whose experiences as chaplain for Birmingham’s Woodlawn High School football team in the early 1970s inspired the film “Woodlawn,” began his collegiate career playing baseball for Troy State University…

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‘Become more interesting’ should be goal of entering college students

August 15, 2016
By Clif Lusk

National journalist and author Tom Foreman told new students at Troy University to walk through doors and make those doors matter.

Speaking to TROY’s Odyssey Convocation for new students, Foreman, an alumnus who is a journalist at CNN, challenged the entering class to become “interesting people” and take advantage of opportunities that TROY presented.

“The…

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