Tag Archives: Montgomery

Dragon boat races less about rowing, more about supporting the community

August 30, 2017
By Andy Ellis

The TROY Trojan Warriors finished third in their division at Saturday’s Montgomery Dragon Boat Races, but for participants, the experience was more about supporting the local community, representing the University and bonding with teammates than where they finished on the leader board.

Dragon boat racing is a team paddling sport that has its roots in…

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TROY gifts two terracotta warriors to Montgomery library

April 17, 2017
By Clif Lusk

A pair of replica terracotta warriors now grace the Juliette Hampton Morgan Memorial Library in Montgomery.

The pair – a gift from Troy University to the City of Montgomery – will reside in the downtown library until permanent quarters are established in the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts. An unveiling ceremony was conducted Thursday, March…

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Medal of Honor recipient helping Special Forces members attend college

April 14, 2017
By Clif Lusk

TROY alumnus and Medal of Honor winner Bennie Adkins wants to serve today’s Special Forces in a way that will help them transition to civilian life.

The former Green Beret and retired command sergeant major in the U.S. Army Special Forces spent three tours of duty in Vietnam, serving in some of the most active…

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