Students from Japanese university study southern culture at TROY

Students from Nagasaki International University in Japan take part in a Tea Ceremony at Hawkins-Adams-Long Hall.

Students from Nagasaki International University in Japan take part in a Tea Ceremony at Hawkins-Adams-Long Hall.

A group of 19 students from Nagasaki International University in Japan has spent the last month studying American and southern culture at Troy University’s Troy Campus.

The students, who primarily study Hospitality, came over as part of a yearly partnership between TROY and the Japanese institution aimed at helping the students understand the importance of…

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Discussions underway to bring new sorority to the Troy Campus

Sorority members participating in Bid Day 2016 at Troy University. Discussions are underway to bring a new sorority to the Troy Campus.

Sorority members participating in Bid Day 2016 at Troy University. Discussions are underway to bring a new sorority to the Troy Campus.

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

TROY alumnus Hank Erwin, whose experience as a high school football team chaplain inspired the film

TROY alumnus Hank Erwin, whose experience as a high school football team chaplain inspired the film "Woodlawn," spoke at the Troy Campus on Aug. 22.

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

CNN reporter, columnist and author Tom Foreman, a 1981 TROY graduate, provided the keynote address at TROY's 12th annual Odyssey Convocation.

CNN reporter, columnist and author Tom Foreman, a 1981 TROY graduate, provided the keynote address at TROY's 12th annual Odyssey Convocation.

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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