Troy University Police and City of Troy Police are conducting a death investigation on Friday morning after the body of a student was discovered in the vicinity of Sorrell Chapel on the Troy Campus. The identity of the student is not being released at this time, and the cause of death is still under investigation. Officials believe there is no threat to the campus community. Due to the active investigation, no further details are available at this time.
The A.M. Best Company has recognized Troy University’s Risk Management and Insurance
Program as one of the top 20 RMI programs in the country. “Best Review” solicited
responses from more than 330 industry professionals on which RMI programs were doing
the best job preparing students for careers in the industry. TROY’s RMI program ranked
College Ranker has ranked the City of Troy in its “50 Best Colleges Towns to Live
in Forever” rankings.
Intelligent.com has ranked TROY 9th in its “Best Online Master’s in Adult Education Degree Programs” rankings.
U.S. News and World Report recognized several of TROY’s online degree programs as
a part of its “2020 Best Online Programs” rankings. TROY ranked: 14th (tie) in “Best Online Master's in Nursing Programs;” 6th (tie) in “Best Online Master's in Nursing Programs for Veterans;” 17th (tie) in “Best Online Master's in Criminal Justice Programs;” 11th (tie) in “Best Online Master's in Criminal Justice Programs for Veterans;” 52nd (tie) in “Best Online Bachelor's Programs;” 34th (tie) in “Best Online Bachelor's Programs for Veterans;” 61st (tie) in “Best Online Master's in Business Programs (Excluding MBA);” 27th in “Best Online Master's in Business Programs for Veterans (Excluding MBA);” 89th (tie) in “Best Online Master's in Education Programs;” 27th (tie) in “Best Online Master's in Education Programs for Veterans;” 95th (tie) in “Best Online MBA Programs;” and, 53rd (tie) in “Best Online MBA Programs for Veterans.”
Intelligent.com ranked TROY 24th in its “Top 60 Military Friendly Colleges” rankings for 2020.
AffordableSchools.net has ranked Troy University 19th in its “Top 50 Best Affordable Online Bachelor’s in Human Services Degrees” rankings.
Intelligent.com has included Troy University in its “60 Best Online Colleges” rankings.
HumanResourcesMBA.net ranked TROY 6th in its “20 Best Affordable Public Universities with an Online Master’s Human Resource
Management 2020” rankings.
Intelligent.com has included TROY in its “Top 27 Online Master’s in History Degrees”
ranking. TROY came in at number 25.
Intelligent.com has included Troy University in its “Best Hospitality Management Degree
Programs” listing for 2020.
Intelligent.com has included Troy University in its “Best Master’s in Sport Management
Degree Programs” for 2020.
Intelligent.com ranked Troy University’s online Master’s in Human Resources Management
degree program as the top-ranking program in the country.
Military Times has ranked TROY in the top 20 universities in the country as being
“Best for Vets,” the only University in Alabama to be named to the list.
U.S. News and World Report has named Troy University as one of the top 30 universities
in the South. TROY was also named to the Best Regional Universities in the South list,
the Top Performers on Social Mobility list and was ranked in the top 15 of the Most
Intelligent.com has included TROY in its “Best Social Work Degree Programs” for 2020.
BestHealthDegrees.com has included TROY among its “10 Most Affordable Online Master’s
in Nursing and Healthcare Informatics” rankings.
SR Education Group has ranked TROY 7th in its “2020 Best Online Bachelor’s Degrees in Alabama” and 11th in its “2020 Most Affordable Online Doctoral Degrees” rankings.
AffordableSchools.net has ranked Troy University 3rd in its “25 Best Affordable Master of Public Administration Online Degrees” list.
NursingSchoolHub.com ranked TROY 19th in its “Top 25 Best Online Nursing Programs” rankings.
The Princeton Review has ranked TROY among the best colleges and universities in the
Southeast for the 15th consecutive year.
AffordableSchools.net has ranked TROY among its “Top 20 Undergraduate Degree Programs
in Psychology Studies.” TROY was ranked 18th.
AffordableSchools.net has ranked TROY 4th among its “25 Most Affordable Online Master’s of Human Resources Management Degree”
The Arbor Day Foundation has awarded Troy University campuses in Alabama with the
Tree Campus USA designation.
The Alabama Commission on Higher Education and the Southern Association of Colleges
and Schools Commission on Colleges approved Troy University to offer the Ph.D. in
OnlineSchoolsReport.com has ranked TROY 22nd in its “Best Online Master’s Degrees in Human Resources” rankings.
The U.S. Department of Education has recognized Troy University as a Green Ribbon
School, Postsecondary Sustainability Awardee. TROY was one of only four colleges or
universities nationally to receive the recognition.
TheBestSchools.org has ranked TROY in its 2019 “Best Online Bachelor’s in Human Service
Degree Programs” rankings. TROY came in at number 20.
BestColleges.com has ranked TROY 13th in its 2019 “Best Online Associate in Psychology Programs” ranking.
Govind Menon, director of the School of Science and Technology, appeared before a
U.S. House of Representatives science subcommittee to discuss the University’s Center
for Materials and Manufacturing Sciences and its efforts to meet the growing challenge
of plastic waste.
SR Education Group recently ranked Troy University programs in its 2019 national online
college rankings. TROY was ranked 4th in the group’s 2019 “Best Online Bachelor’s in Social Work Degrees” ranking; 16th in the 2019 “Best Online Bachelor’s in Human Services Degrees” ranking; and 21st in the 2019 “Most Affordable Online Bachelor’s Social Work Degrees” rankings.
GreatValueColleges.net ranked Troy University 2nd in its 2019 “Top 50 Most Affordable Bachelor’s in Psychology Online” rankings.
The Master’s Program Guide has ranked TROY 30th in its “50 Best Online Master’s in Criminal Justice Degree Program” rankings.
Niche.com has ranked Troy University 16th in its “2019 Best Online Colleges in America” rankings.
College Factual ranked Troy University among the top 15% of Universities nationwide
in its Top Colleges for Veterans rankings. TROY also ranked in the top 50 nationally
in College Factual’s “Best Criminal Justice Programs for Vets” ranking.
ValueColleges.com has ranked TROY among its “Top 25 Best Value Online Master’s in
Management Degrees for 2019.” TROY came in at number 20 nationally.
Kelly Suero, assistant professor of Spanish, is the recipient of the 2019 Ingalls
Award for Excellence in Classroom Teaching.
Troy University seniors Brennan Garriques and Olivia Walleser and faculty member Sandra
Thomas of the Sorrell College of Business were awarded the 2019 Algernon Sydney Sullivan
Theresa Johnson of the Department of English has received the 2019 Faculty Senate
BusinessStudent.com has ranked TROY among its “Editors’ Choice Top 50 Online MBA Programs
for 2019. TROY was ranked 24th nationally and 6th among university’s in the southeast.
TROY risk management and insurance student Hollan Vander Hey is one of 36 students
worldwide to receive a 2019 Anita Benedetti Student Involvement Program grant presented
by RIMS, the risk management society.
Great Value Colleges has ranked TROY’s online bachelor’s degree in psychology program
as the fourth most affordable in the country in its 2019 rankings.
The Troy University Jazz Ensemble was recently chosen as “most outstanding university
jazz ensemble” in Alabama by the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame.
Students from the Hall School of Journalism and Communication excelled at international
and regional conferences this spring. TROY won the award for Best Television Video
News Report at the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System’s International Conference
in March. Students also brought home awards in 11 categories from the Southeast Journalism
Conference and won or placed in eight categories at the Society of Professional Journalists
Mark of Excellence Region 3 competition.
TROY’s Alpha Tau Omega fraternity took part in its annual Walk Hard fundraising walk
during Spring Break, bringing in more than $73,000 to benefit Jeep Sullivan’s Wounded
Warrior Outdoor Adventures, a Bonifay, Fla.-based nonprofit that takes veterans on
therapeutic outdoor excursions.
The City of Prattville honored Troy University First Lady Janice Hawkins for her commitment
to the arts during a banquet in March. The city declared March 2 as Janice Hawkins
TROY’s online master’s program in sports management has been recognized among the
nation’s best by Best Values Schools. TROY’s program was ranked seventh.
The Alabama State Department of Education has named Troy University as a 2019 Green
Ribbon School for its commitment to sustainability, wellness and reducing the environmental
impact of the campus.
Values Colleges has named TROY to its “Best Value Online Master’s in Management Degree
Programs” ranking for 2019. TROY was ranked 20th in the nation.
SR Education Group has ranked TROY among the state’s best in online undergraduate
TROY Chancellor, Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., was sworn in as chair of the Board of Trustees
for the American Village Citizenship Trust in January.
The Master’s Program Guide has ranked TROY 3rd in its 2019 ranking of the “50 Best Online Master of International Relations Degree
The Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training has continued the accreditation
of TROY’s English as a Second Language Program for three years.
Great Values Colleges has ranked TROY as the second “Most Affordable Online Doctorate
in Sport Management” program for 2019. Troy, which placed 2nd, was selected not only for the program’s affordability but also for the institution’s
overall outstanding reputation, its faculty’s excellence, and the unerring commitment
to providing non-traditional students a high-quality education and in doing so, giving
them all the tools that they need to achieve their future career goals.
The Bachelor’s Degree Center has ranked TROY among its “25 Best Bachelor’s in Sports
Management Programs” ranking for 2019.
BestMastersDegrees.com has ranked TROY in its top “35 Best Master’s Degrees in Criminal
Troy University’s Sorrell College of Business has become one of just 189 colleges
of business worldwide to hold dual accreditation from AACSB. Sorrell College’s School
of Accountancy received supplemental accreditation from AACSB in January.
CollegeValues.com recently ranked TROY’s Master of Science in Nursing program 7th in its “Top 30 Values 2019” ranking of online MSN programs.
Online-Bachelor-Degrees.com has named TROY to its “Best Online Schools for Bachelor
in Sports Management Degree Programs 2019” list.
U.S. News and World Report included Troy University in its “Best Online Bachelor’s
Programs” and “Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans” lists. TROY was also
included in the following rankings: “Best Online Graduate Business Programs;” “Best
Online Graduate Nursing Programs;” “Best Online Graduate Education Programs;” and,
“Best Online Graduate Criminal Justice Programs.”