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No. 47
In 1995, Hurricane Opal caused $1 million in damage to the University.
No. 48
The Troy
Campus was a stopping point for the
Olympic Torch in 1996 during its relay to
the Centennial Olympic Summer Games
in Atlanta.
No. 49
In 1997, TROY acquired
the 12-acre site of the former Alabama
Baptist Children’s Home near the Troy
Campus. The property would later
become home to Sorority Hill and the
Southeast Alabama Inservice Center.
No. 50
Ground is broken on the Rosa Parks Library and Museum at the
Montgomery Campus in 1998. The Museum would open in 2000.
No. 51
The Alumni Association chartered its frst international chapter in
Kirov, Russia in 1998. Eleven Kirov residents and TROY graduates sign the charter.
No. 52
In 1999, ground was broken for the Library/Technology Building
at the Dothan Campus.
No. 53
Students witnessed
a change in the academic year in 1999, as
TROY began its frst school year on the
semester system.
No. 54
All TROY students
received a University email address in
2003.
No. 55
In April 2004,
the Board of Trustees votes to drop
“State” from the University’s name to
better refect the institution’s worldwide
mission.
No. 56
In 2005 Troy University
offcially begins its new
era as a unifed, worldwide
institution – “One Great
University.”
No. 57
In 2011, the frst
doctoral degrees were awarded when
eight students received Doctor of
Nursing Practice diplomas.
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