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Troy University receives $3.2 million grant for Center for Materials and Manufacturing Sciences

September 24, 2018
By Andy Ellis

Troy University has received a $3.2 million grant from the National Institute of Standards and Technology, the largest ever received by the University within the science disciplines, to establish the Center for Materials and Manufacturing Sciences, focusing on research in the areas of polymers and polymer recycling.

The three-year grant will enable the University to…

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TROY donates broadcast equipment in wake of fire at Booker T. Washington Magnet School

August 29, 2018
By Andy Ellis

When Booker T. Washington student Aylon Gipson learned that his school had been destroyed by an Aug. 18 fire, his heart sank. Gone was the broadcast equipment he had used and all the work he had produced over the last two years.

On Tuesday, thanks to a donation of five cameras, accessories, a sound board…

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Hoover Residents Sue and Lewis Rushing donate $1.5 Million to Troy University

August 16, 2018
By Matt Clower

Troy University’s New Hall, the residence hall which opened in 2015 at the Troy Campus, will have a new name thanks to a $1.5 million donation from alumni Sue and Lewis Rushing.

The Board of Trustees voted unanimously in May to rename the residence hall Rushing Hall in honor of the alumni couple, who are both…

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