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This Week at TROY

This Week at TROY

News and information from around TROY

Summer Spectacular offers kids educational adventure starting Tuesday

Troy University’s annual Summer Spectacular allows Wiregrass kids a chance to embark on an educational adventure this summer.

The annual learning enrichment camp takes place at the Dothan Campus from 9 a.m. until noon Tuesdays through Thursdays from June 6 until June 26. Registration is open for children ages 4 through 12 at a cost of $30 per child per week. Read more.

Updates made to TROY football schedule

TROY and the Sun Belt Conference made a flurry of announcements regarding TROY's football schedule Wednesday afternoon as game times were set for contests against Boise State, Alabama State, New Mexico State, South Alabama and Idaho. Additionally, TROY's home game against Texas State was moved up a day to Friday, Nov. 24. Read more

Fifth annual TROY Football 101 Women’s Clinic set for July 13

TROY football head coach Neal Brown and his staff will host the fifth annual TROY Football 101 Women's Clinic on July 13; proceeds from the event will benefit the Christian Love Center of Troy.

Admission is $25 and includes a Football 101 t-shirt, light snacks and drinks. Participants will receive a behind-the-scenes tour of TROY football with opportunities to hear from members of the coaching staff and the ability to purchase game day gear on location. Read more

Upcoming Events
  • Delegates participating in the Alabama Governor’s Youth Leadership Forum are on the Troy Campus this week through Thursday. The five-day annual event, sponsored by the Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services and hosted by Troy University, kicked off on Sunday. The forum helps shape high school students with disabilities through sessions on self-esteem, self-advocacy, career choice, independent living options and leadership. Read more
  • The third annual Neal Brown Golf Classic will take place at Wynlakes Golf and Country Club in Montgomery on Tuesday. The tournament had been scheduled for May 16 but was postponed due to weather. Morning flight will begin with registration and breakfast at 7 a.m., followed by a shotgun start at 8 a.m. The afternoon flight will begin with registration and lunch at noon, followed by a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Read more
  • The 2017 Trojan Tour, which kicked off with record crowds in Troy last week, will continue this week with a Tuesday stop at Wynlakes Golf and Country Club in Montgomery. The event will begin at 5:30 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 3 to 12. The tour will make a midday stop in Greenville on Thursday at 11:30 a.m. at the Cambrian Ridge Golf Clubhouse. Admission is $5. Other upcoming tour stops include: June 13 at 5:30 p.m. at Highland Oaks Country Club in Dothan; June 15 at 11:30 a.m. at Scenic Hills Country Club in Pensacola; and, June 15 at 6 p.m. at the Fort Walton Beach Yacht Club in Fort Walton.
  • The Sound of the South will hold its annual Summer Leadership Camp June 11-15 on the Troy Campus.
  • The Rosa Parks Museum will offer a 3-day summer day camp June 13-15 for area middle school students who will be in grades six through eight during the 2017-2018 school year. The theme of the camp will be “Architects for Change.” The camp will run from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. daily and includes conflict resolution training and activities; tours of the Rosa Parks Museum, the Equal Justice Initiative and Civil Rights sites in downtown Montgomery; and a trip to Tuskegee University and the Tuskegee Airmen Museum at Moton Field. The cost is $50 per student with a $10 discount offered for children from the same family. For additional information, contact Donna Beisel at 334-832-7295 or by email.
  • The Rosa Parks Museum will host its inaugural Juneteenth Block Party from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 17. The event will include emcee Comedienne Joy from Birmingham, D.J. at Large from Montgomery, food vendors, local performers, shopping opportunities, informational booths by tourism partners, arts and crafts, and free museum tours.
  • STARTALK, residential workshops on Mandarin Chinese for students and Chinese language teachers, will return to the Troy Campus June 18-July 2.
  • Freshman and Transfer IMPACT new student orientation sessions will be held in June and July on the Troy Campus. Freshman session 1 is set for June 19-20, while session 2 is set for June 21-22. The first of two Transfer sessions will be held June 23.
Congratulations to the following for their achievements:
  • Dr. Fred Meine has been named to be a visiting professor for the University of Pretoria, South Africa, to work with their faculty in various endeavors. Most of the work is anticipated to done remotely from the U.S.

If you have news of upcoming events or faculty/staff achievements, please send to aellis@troy.edu or call (334) 268-9983.