Troy University will hold commencement ceremonies on the Troy, Dothan and Montgomery campuses in the coming days.
Randy McKinney, vice-chairman of the Alabama Commission on Higher Education, will deliver the keynote address during commencement exercises on the Troy Campus, at 10 a.m., Friday in Trojan Arena. More than 650 students representing 23 states, two U.S. territories, the District of Columbia and eight nations outside of the U.S. are expected to participate in the ceremony. Read more.
About 135 students will participate in Dothan Campus commencement exercises at 3 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 18 at the Dothan Civic Center. Dr. Imogene Mixson, who was recently honored as one of the University’s Alumni of the Year for 2016, will deliver the keynote address. Read more.
Nearly 200 students are expected to receive degrees at the Montgomery Campus this fall with commencement set for 7 p.m., Monday, Dec. 19 in the Davis Theatre for the Performing Arts. Dr. Hank Dasinger, who was recently named dean of TROY’s College of Education, will deliver the keynote address. Read more.
Giving to TROY creates opportunities for students
Donors who contribute to Troy University’s Annual Fund help the University in a variety of ways, from supporting groundbreaking research by faculty members, to helping purchase equipment and resources. But perhaps the most lasting impact made by TROY donors is the many students who attend TROY with the help of Annual Fund supported scholarship programs. Read more.
TROY Public Radio launches end-of-year fund drive
Troy University Public Radio will launch its year-end fund drive on Wednesday with special on-air promotions through Friday.
Listeners can contribute to Troy University Public Radio by calling 1-800-800-6616 or online at www.troypublicradio.org. Contributions may also be sent by mail to Troy University Public Radio, Wallace Hall, Troy University, Troy, AL 36082. All contributions are tax deductible. To count on 2016 taxes, donations must be received no later than Dec. 31. Read more.
Trojans to face Ohio in Dollar General Bowl Dec. 23
TROY will make its sixth FBS bowl appearance when the Trojans play in the Dollar General Bowl in Mobile on Dec. 23 against the Ohio Bobcats of the Mid-American Conference. For full coverage, ticket information and additional bowl week activities, visit the Troy Athletics website.
The Phenix City Campus has partnered with families from the Housing Authority for more than 10 years, donating toys to needy children at Christmas. This year, 38 children from 11 families were adopted by the Phenix City Campus. Students, faculty and staff shopped for items on the children’s wish lists and will present the gifts to parents on Tuesday at the Riverfront Campus.