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Troy receives $9.45M for new research building
Pretty big deal for Troy. Our new research facility has been housed in the science building on campus, but the research program is significantly outgrowing it's space.

Quote:TROY, Ala. (WSFA) - Troy University is on the receiving end of a large supplemental bond money from Gov. Kay Ivey.

More than $9 million will go towards the development of the Center for Materials and Manufacturing Sciences building. The old McCartha Hall on campus will be torn down for the new new building to be built.

“Within the next couple of months, we’ll actually start to see McCartha come down and we’ll look at the building, the construction of the new Center for Materials and Manufacturing Sciences to go up. And none too soon because the kind of funding that we’re getting, and the projects that we’re getting, we’re just straining right now. We need that capacity,” said Walter Givhan, senior vice chancellor for Advancement and Economics.

The vice chancellor adds that the new development will increase the university’s manufacturing competitiveness in the automobile and the aero-space industries.

https://www.wsfa.com/2020/11/21/troy-uni...utType=amp
11-21-2020 11:45 PM
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This is cool, congrats!
11-22-2020 08:14 AM
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RE: Troy receives $9.45M for new research building
Nice get. The state is currently sitting on nearly a $billion$ dollars worth of CARES act money that needs to be spent before the end of December or they have to give it back to the feds. Hopefully there are more of these types of grants headed to schools in this state.
11-22-2020 09:22 AM
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RE: Troy receives $9.45M for new research building
(11-21-2020 11:45 PM)CardinalBlackTrojan Wrote:  Pretty big deal for Troy. Our new research facility has been housed in the science building on campus, but the research program is significantly outgrowing it's space.

Quote:TROY, Ala. (WSFA) - Troy University is on the receiving end of a large supplemental bond money from Gov. Kay Ivey.

More than $9 million will go towards the development of the Center for Materials and Manufacturing Sciences building. The old McCartha Hall on campus will be torn down for the new new building to be built.

“Within the next couple of months, we’ll actually start to see McCartha come down and we’ll look at the building, the construction of the new Center for Materials and Manufacturing Sciences to go up. And none too soon because the kind of funding that we’re getting, and the projects that we’re getting, we’re just straining right now. We need that capacity,” said Walter Givhan, senior vice chancellor for Advancement and Economics.

The vice chancellor adds that the new development will increase the university’s manufacturing competitiveness in the automobile and the aero-space industries.

https://www.wsfa.com/2020/11/21/troy-uni...utType=amp

Now THATs what I’m talking about! Good land here. Way-to- go TROY! 04-rock
11-22-2020 09:56 AM
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RE: Troy receives $9.45M for new research building
TROY needs needs to create a College of Engineering. Bring more $$$ in tuition, alumni salary possibility, which could increase alumni donations, Improve school reputation and rankings, increase school pride.
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How much research is done to build a research building?
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