TROY to welcome new students with Summer Send Off Parties around the region

Posted: Thursday, 10 July 2014

TROY - Troy University will be hosting a series of Summer Send Off Parties this month at venues around the state and in northwest Florida designed to welcome new students to the TROY family.

Incoming freshmen and transfer students are invited to attend and meet future classmates, learn more about the University and kick off their TROY experience. Alumni, parents, prospective students and other friends of the University are invited to take part as well.

"The Summer Send Off Parties will be a great way for students and parents to meet other TROY families from their area and to make connections with classmates, staff and alumni," said Jessica Kimbro, Admissions Counselor at TROY.

There is no admission charge for the events and food is free to all who RSVP ahead of time.

Nine send off parties are scheduled, and new students are invited to register for an event in their area. Summer Send Offs Parties will be held for students in:

  • Prattville, at Mellow Mushroom, on July 21, 6-8 p.m.;
  • Cullman, at the home of Roy Drinkard, on July 22, 2-4 p.m.;
  • Birmingham, at Cantina Tortilla Grill, on July 22, 6-8 p.m.;
  • Dothan, at Fire Stone Wood Fired Pizza & Grill, on July 23, 6-8 p.m.;
  • Troy, at the Stadium Club on the Troy Campus, on July 24, 6-8 p.m.;
  • Mobile/Baldwin County, at Laps Grocery & Grill in Spanish Fort, on July 28, 6-8 p.m.;
  • Pensacola, at the TROY Pensacola Site, on July 29, 6-8 p.m.;
  • Ft. Walton/Destin, at Harry T's in Destin, on July 30, 5-7 p.m.; and
  • Montgomery County, at the Pike Road Town Hall, on July 31, 6-8 p.m.

To register for an event, or for more information, visit