Calling all Nevada Wolf Pack fans! Catch the Silver & Blue Flu and show your #PackPride in support of Nevada Wolf Pack Men's Basketball playing in the Sweet 16 and Nevada Women's Basketball playing in the WBI! #TheHunt #BattleBorn
Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum will present an opportunity for the public to meet and have conversations with representatives of the Montgomery Police Department, beginning at 8 a.m. on Wednesday. “Coffee with a Cop” enables local residents to enjoy free coffee and engage with members of the Montgomery Police Department to establish relationships and discuss issues related to law enforcement in the City of Montgomery.
We need your help Bison! HU is participating in Home Depot’s Retool Your School competition again this year to hopefully win up to $50,000. Visit http://retoolyourschool.com and use hashtag #Howard_RYS18 to VOTE NOW!
The Student Advisory Council of Troy University’s Sorrell College of Business will kick off the GEEKS Speak Lecture Series this week, featuring area business leaders speaking on topics ranging from personal finance to running a business as a student. The lecture series builds off the college’s GEEKS initiative, which is designed to prepare students to be globally aware, engaged with the business community, ethical decision makers, knowledgeable to complete and successful. This week's presentation will be: “College Personal Finance Made Easier,” presented by Dianna Lee, Kayla Wright and Diane Aman of Troy Bank & Trust, 10 a.m., Thursday, Bibb Graves Hall room 143.
#OTD in 2013, former head football coach Mel Tjeerdsma came out of retirement and announced that he was returning to Northwest as the University’s next director of athletics.
Alternative Spring Break helped bring restoration across the country and internationally. Communities affected by Hurricane Harvey in Texas were among those cities.
When Howard University history professor Ana Lucia Araujo noticed a team of 30 white male historians planned to discuss Applied History at Stanford University, she shared her sentiments. Happy #WomensHistoryMonth!
Olympian Cullen Jones--the first African American swimmer to break a world record and current world record holder--and the HU Swimming & Diving team are holding a FREE swim clinic for children ages 6-12 years old. RSVP today.
Join Axios for #SmarterFaster a panel conversation on the future of work at "Smarter, Faster Revolution" on Wed., March 21 from 2-4 p.m. in Cramton Auditorium. This event is free and open to the public. RSVP Here: http://bit.ly/2DFuDCx .
Troy University is celebrating jazz in the City of Dothan. Frequency, the University’s vocal jazz ensemble, will join TROY’s Jazz Ensemble for two performances at the historic Dothan Opera House on Tuesday, March 20.
Congrats Nevada Wolf Pack Men's Basketball on advancing to the Sweet Sixteen! That was the second-largest comeback in March Madness history! #TheHunt #BattleBorn
Attend the event, Ronald Walters and the Fight for Black Power 1969-2010 in Founder's Library March 27th and 28th, 2018. Book Available for Discounted Pre-Orders until 3/19. http://bit.ly/2sA07tP
HU is participating in Home Depot’s Retool Your School competition again this year to hopefully win up to $50,000. . . Everyone can vote online at retoolyourschool.com or on social media using the hashtag #Howard_RYS18. We must finish in the top 3 in voting to win. VOTE NOW!
#OTD in 1953 the Board of Regents made regulations concerning registration of all automobiles driven on campus by students and employees to help control the traffic problem.
Howard Alum Chadwick Boseman tells Sunday TODAY’s Willie Geist that fellow Alum Phylicia Rashad and actor Denzel Washington helped with his study at Oxford University http://on.today.com/2oWV82b
Congratulations to Three New Full Professors at Howard University in Washington, D.C. Read more in The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education here: http://bit.ly/2oR9iBR
Students and alumni of Northwest TRIO programs will gather in honor of their success and express appreciation to the University. The celebration is Saturday, March 17 at 11 a.m. in the Administration Building #BearcatsConnect
Northwest’s Board of Regents, during its regular meeting Thursday, approved the booking of an increase of the University’s tuition for the 2018-19 academic year in addition to fees and three accelerated master’s programs. #BearcatsConnect
We are only a few hours away from tipoff! Your Go Shockers' Men's Basketball Team takes on Marshall at 12:30 p.m. CDT. #watchus #marchmadness NCAA American Athletic Conference
Weather update: The University will be on a two-hour delay for the start of classes and the opening of campus operations and offices. Classes scheduled to begin before 10 a.m. are canceled and campus operations will resume as scheduled as of 10 a.m. this morning. Non-essential staff should not be on campus before 10 a.m. This delay applies to all University facilities and campuses in the Reno area.
Location Change: Due to continued repairs on campus, Chapel Service for Sunday, March 17, 2018 will be relocated to the Theater of the Arts at the University of the District of Columbia , 4200 Connecticut Ave. NW Washington, DC 20008. Please join us to hear a dynamic message from Rev. Dr. Judy Fentress-Williams, Professor of Old Testament, Virginia Theological Seminary, Alexandria, VA. Service will begin at 11:00am. Parking is available on site. We look forward to seeing you there! #HowardUChapel
Attend the Ronald W. Walters Leadership and Public Policy Center - Book Discussion and Signing March 27, 2018 11-1pm and March 28, 2018 5:00 - 8:00 PM in the Founders Library Browsing Room
One more day until the Shockers cut in to the big dance during #MarchMadness! Wichita State takes on Marshall at 12:30 p.m. CDT. #watchus Go Shockers NCAA American Athletic Conference
Senator Harry Reid and former Secretary of State John Kerry appear together as part of the inaugural Harry Reid Public Engagement Lecture Series event at the Joe Crowley Student Union. The lecture series is a bi-annual event to honor Reid’s many contributions to the University & the state. The event is free and open to the public; reservations are required: http://fal.cn/4d5A.
Congratulations Seth Willets for finishing at the top of this year’s AGYield Simulator intercollegiate competition, outperforming students from Edison College, Iowa State and the University of Nebraska while securing a $600 scholarship.#BearcatsConnect
#TBT to 2009 when Northwest Missouri State University’s five Greek sororities welcomed new members during their annual bid day activities. Northwest’s five sororities were founded on similar principles of scholarship, leadership, service and philanthropy, member development and sisterhood. #BearcatsConnect
Our nationally recognized basketball team isn't the only reason to transfer to Wichita State. From transfer scholarships to local attractions, we have a lot to offer. http://bit.ly/TransfertoWSU #wichitastate
Troy University and the Entrepreneurship Council will celebrate Women’s History Month by hosting a Women in Entrepreneurship panel discussion featuring Wiregrass business leaders on March 20. The event takes place at 6 p.m. in Sony Hall at TROY’s Dothan Campus and features four local entrepreneurs: Kelsey Barnard Clark of KBC Eatery, Catering, and Bakery; Precious Freeman of BFC Management; Nassandra Corbitt of Hairoglyphics Hair & Beauty Salon; and Rachael Conrad of Two Egg TV.
#OTD in 2004, students began using CatPAWS to register for their fall classes. The new software replaced WebSTAR and helped streamline faculty grading procedures.
Vote online at retoolyourschool.com or on social media using the hashtag #Howard_RYS18 so Howard University can win $50,000!! We must finish in the top 3 in voting to win. VOTE NOW!
Students and staff gathered at the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center steps to protest gun violence and also remember the 17 victims lost in the Parkland, Florida shooting with 17 minutes of silence. #PackPride
ICYMI: #HowardU & Cuba celebrated their friendship in February. The Cuban diplomat José Ramón Cabañas Rodríguez stressed the longstanding relationship that exists between the gov't & people of Cuba & the African American community in the USA. More here: http://bit.ly/2oSf9H3
Walk Hard, the Troy University Alpha Tau Omega chapter’s philanthropic walk from Troy to Panama City Beach, is the primary fundraiser for Jeep Sullivan's Outdoor Adventures, Inc., which takes wounded veterans and their families on hunting and fishing trips.
Don't miss this weeks Coaches Show @ Carson's tomorrow @ 6 p.m. This week's show will have Men’s basketball coach Ben McCollum, softball coach Ryan Anderson and special guest Northwest Athletic Director Mel Tjeerdsma Can't attend? Tune in to 90.5 FM, 88.9 FM or online at http://www.kxcv.org & http://www.northwestbearcats.com #BearcatsConnect
Howard University students help to rebuild in Puerto Rico during Alternative Spring Break program! Thank you to the National Newspaper Publishers Association for the coverage! #WeServeEverywhere
Get to the dance early with Open Practice Day! Open Practice Day is FREE and open to the public and fans are permitted and encouraged to come and go throughout the day. 🙌🏀⛹️♂️ NCAA
HU Bison were made to lead but know how to serve! Howard University Alternative Spring Break - HUASB is made possible by our selfless students who forego a typical Spring Break to impact lives and ignite change around the world. They take this very seriously.
Tune to KFEQ at 9 a.m. to hear Dr. Brian Lanier talk about our upcoming musical production of "Footloose," and at 9:30 a.m., Vice President of Diversity Equity and Inclusion Dr. Juanita Simmons discusses diversity and inclusion on the Northwest campus. Listen live here by clicking the link below.
All are invited to the School of Communications Panel hosted by Axios Media partner Wednesday, March 21 2:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. Confirmed guests incl. JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon, MSNBC news anchors Ali Velshi and Stephanie Ruhle, AOL co-founder and former CEO Steve Case John H. Johnson Endowed Chair of Entrepreneurship Monique Greenwood.
Howard University School of Divinity (HUSD) has been named a winner on The Center for Faith and Service’s “Seminaries that Change the World” Class of 2017-18 list. More here: http://bit.ly/2sHuluV
Support the University of Nevada, Reno through Nevada’s Big Give! 2018 marks the first time the University will participate in Nevada’s Big Give. To honor the year of the University’s founding, a goal of 1874 donors to the Nevada Fund has been set. Show your #PackPride by giving to the Nevada Fund! http://fal.cn/4Pkp
If you are visiting Wichita this week for the NCAA Tournament, check out what our city has to offer! Great food, great fun and a great atmosphere can be found here in the ICT. 🖤🏀💛#wichitastate #watchus
The visiting artist series kicks off tonight at 7:30 with Jo Byrnes leading an interactive master class about Laban movement analysis at the Ron Houston Center for the Performing Arts. #BearcatsConnect
Bearcats, support the Pay it Forward Fund. Donations on $2 Tuesday go toward Northwest funds such as the food pantry and scholarships. Visit this link for more information
Have you been keeping up with our students who are all over the globe partaking in Alternative Spring Break? Check them out here: Howard University Alternative Spring Break - HUASB #WeServeEverywhere
Join Michael Ceperley, emergency management coordinator at Northwest, for a free Hostile Intruder Response Training class on Tuesday, March 13 offered at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., or 3 p.m. in the Union #BearcatsConnect
Carl Cole was a successful athlete, a successful student and, now, a successful attorney. Along the way, the support of Troy University Chancellor Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., has helped him make the right decisions. Cole attended TROY in the 1990s on a track scholarship, but it was his performance in the classroom that caught the eye of Hawkins.
Bearcats, are you having trouble finding an internship? Attend the “How to Find an Internship” event today from 4-5 p.m. in the Union to help you get started #BearcatsConnect
For student Chris Stevens, learning outside the classroom reached new heights when he joined a research team in Peru whose work included taking snow samples and albedo measurements. Chris’ photo from the summit of Vallunaraju is the featured Picture of the Day in the National Science Foundation (NSF)’s Science360 News. To learn more about the great undergraduate research work happening across the Nevada System of Higher Education, visit the Nexus In Nevada story here: http://fal.cn/4Piw Or, visit, http://fal.cn/4PiC
Congratulations to Three New Full Professors at Howard University in Washington, D.C. Read more in The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education here: http://bit.ly/2oR9iBR
The ability to “see something, say something” at Wichita State just got easier through a partnership with Crime Stoppers of Wichita/Sedgwick County and Rave Mobile Safety. http://bit.ly/WSUCrimeStoppers
The upcoming summer semester is a great opportunity for students to stay on track or even get ahead in their degree programs. Most undergraduate programs at TROY are 120 hours and can be completed in four years by taking 15 hours in the fall and spring. But for a variety of reasons, including financial aid requirements, many students opt to take 12 hours, extending the time it takes to finish a degree.
Your No. 11 ranked Shockers take down Temple thanks to 16 points from Rashard Kelly. We'll face No. 21 Houston in the American Athletic Conference semifinals at 2:30 p.m. tomorrow! #watchus #goshocks
Congratulations to Eddie Brown and Danny Fradella, recipients of the 2017-18 Professor Fran Jabara Scholarship in Entrepreneurship at Wichita State University. http://bit.ly/2IcwS3U #wichitastate #wsunow
A summit that, in the past, has brought together college students from throughout Alabama to focus on the issues of hunger and poverty is now preparing its participants to take action. Participants in the fourth annual Hungry for Justice Summit, held Friday at TROY’s Montgomery Campus, received instruction on advocacy planning, execution and evaluation from Diane Pickles, vice president of M+R Strategies, a national nonprofit that trains non-governmental organization professionals to achieve their advocacy goals. The summit was presented by TROY’s Office of Civic Engagement and the John W. Schmidt Center for Student Success in conjunction with Alabama Possible, a statewide nonprofit organization that works to reduce systemic poverty in Alabama.
33 brothers of Alpha Tau Omega Walk Hard are set to start their 128-mile walk from the quad on the TROY campus to Panama City Beach. The walk raises money for Jeep Sullivan's Outdoor Adventures, Inc.
Happy International Women's Day! Thanks to everyone who walked the Quad this morning. Be sure to check out the University's Snapchat account - @unevadareno - as Hannah Jackson, Reynolds School of Journalism student and speaker of The Associated Students of the University of Nevada, Reno, takes it over for the day. #InternationalWomen'sDay #Women'sHistoryMonth
Troy University is a sponsor for a virtual field trip that will take Alabama school children to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C. without them ever having to leave their classroom. Alabama Public Television’s “Vietnam Veterans Memorial Learning Adventure” is a live streamed webcast that will take students to the memorial, where they learn about the war through compelling stories grounded in the personal experiences of Alabama veterans and others who were touched by the Vietnam War. Student reporters will conduct interviews, experience a virtual draft, visit the Memorial with a veteran and consider the lasting effects of the war.
Elijah Griffith pleaded his case for assistance with the educational needs in Ethiopia, presenting his well-honed speech and awaiting questions from the assembly. It was a scene that played out several times over the two-day Southeast Alabama Model United Nations Assembly at the Troy Campus last week as more than 100 middle school students took on the roles of leaders from countries throughout the world.
Troy University Chancellor Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr. on Tuesday called Mrs. Rosa Parks the essence of leadership during a rally in support of designating Dec. 1 as Rosa L. Parks Day in Alabama.
Troy University officials joined State Rep. Laura Hall and State Sen. Vivian Figures as they held a rally in the House Chambers of the State House in Montgomery to announce the introduction of legislation that would designate Dec. 1 as a state holiday in honor of Rosa Parks. Mrs. Parks was arrested Dec. 1, 1955 in downtown Montgomery for refusing to give up her seat on a city bus. (TROY photos/Clif Lusk) Rosa Parks Museum at Troy University
Hawkins Hall was completed on the Troy Campus in 2009. It is the home of the Troy University College of Education as well as the Alabama Educational Leadership Hall of Fame.
The brothers of Alpha Tau Omega Walk Hard visited the Capitol and Governor Kay Ivey today as she signed a proclamation declaring Friday, March 9 ATO Walk Hard Day. On that day, the fraternity will begin their annual 128 mile walk from the Troy Campus to Pier Park in Panama City raising money for Jeep Sullivan's Outdoor Adventures, Inc..
Darlene Hutchinson Biehl was once a victim of violent crime. Today, she fights to help people facing the same fear and pain she faced that day. Biehl, a 1989 Troy University graduate, serves as director of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office for Victims of Crime, a position she’s held since President Donald Trump appointed her last summer.
Inclement Weather: The University of Nevada, Reno campus remains open at its regular operating schedule today, Saturday, March 3. Please exercise abundant caution as you travel to campus. Any further weather or emergency updates will be posted to www.unr.edu.
CAMPUS CLOSURE: Classes and campus operations will close tonight, March 2 at 9 p.m. due to severe weather conditions. University of Nevada, Reno will continue to keep an eye on the weather and monitor any changes throughout the weekend. Any further weather or emergency updates will be posted to www.unr.edu.
It seems like the semester just started, and its already time for mid-terms. Fortunately, there are some great places on campus to study and Troy student Janae Jordan fill us in on where to go!
Hey, Wolf Pack! Are you interested in speech writing? The Cultural Diversity Committee is currently hosting a Student Speech Competition. It is open to any current University of Nevada, Reno undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in at least six credits until Monday, March 5, 2018. The top three presenters will receive awards. #PackPride
Mary Lynn Long flashes a proud smile when she describes her family. “We have always been a band family,” she said. Two buildings and one street on the Troy Campus bear the name of Long’s husband, TROY’s Director of Bands Emeritus Dr. John M. Long, who is responsible for adopting the Sound of the South name for the band and building the program to national acclaim. Dr. Long’s list of accolades and his dedication to his students as he worked to build the TROY band program to national acclaim has earned him a special place in the hearts of thousands of Sound of the South alumni. And, there by his side all along the way was Mrs. Long. Troy University John M. Long School of Music Sound of the South Band Program
Following an early morning assessment of the University campus and area, the decision has been made to convene the opening of campus operations and offices. Classes and campus operations will resume as scheduled. The University is a public research university and not a state agency. Please exercise abundant caution as you travel to campus and allow extra travel time. The University will continue to keep an eye on the situation and monitor any changes. Any further weather or emergency updates will be posted to www.unr.edu.
Troy University joined the City of Troy on Wednesday to honor the Tuskegee Airmen by unveiling a historical marker at the Tuskegee Army Air Field Hangar located at Troy Municipal Airport. The Tuskegee Airmen, the nation’s first black military pilots, used the hangar, which originally located at Tuskegee Army Air Field.
Dr. Art Bacon has worn a lot of hats in his 80 years — scientist, researcher, student, educator, civil rights activist. But as he addressed a crowded room of observers in Troy University’s International Arts Center on Tuesday, he focused on the role that makes him happiest. “For 40 years I had essentially a dual profession: science and art, (but) art was, and is, my passion,” Bacon said. “I just turned 80, and I feel like I’m having one of the best years of my life, because I’m painting, and painting is my passion.”
The US National Weather Service Reno Nevada has issued a Winter Weather Advisory starting Thursday afternoon until Friday mid-day. Snow is expected to accumulate and may have an impact on operations area wide. At this time, classes and campus operations are planned to carry on as scheduled. As safety is our number one priority, we will continue to keep an eye on the situation and monitor any changes. Please check www.unr.edu for important, ongoing University updates or changes to campus conditions. Stay safe out there Wolf Pack!
TROY University’s Senior Vice Chancellor for Advancement and Economic Development Gen. Walter Givhan has been named Chairman of the Alabama Historical Commission. The AHC is the state’s official historic preservation agency. According to Givhan, the members of the commission are the “keepers of heritage.” The commission is responsible for conducting geographic surveys and handling the state and national historical registers.
The STEM Career and Internship Fair had a great turn out today! The fair offered opportunities for science, technology, engineering, math and agriculture students to find a job or internship. #PackPride