Apr 22 2004

SHELBY ANNOUNCES $497,050 FOR TROY STATE UNIVERSITY

U.S. Senator Richard C. Shelby (R-Ala), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced today that $497,050 is being released from the Department of Education for Troy State University’s Virtual University for the Armed Forces. Senator Shelby secured these funds in the Fiscal Year 2004 Consolidated Appropriations Act.

Senator Shelby said, “I am delighted that the Department of Education has released these funds so that Troy State University can grow and expand this important program. This program will enable the university to provide educational tools 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to our military personnel around the world and at sea."