Troy University Alabama http://apr.org en Study: Ala. Pension Funds Could Run Out In Decade http://apr.org/post/study-ala-pension-funds-could-run-out-decade <p></p><p>A study says pension funds serving more than 335,000 Alabama state workers and retirees could run out of money in a decade if changes aren't made.</p><p>The study released Monday was conducted by the Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy at Troy State University. It says the Retirement Systems of Alabama are underfunded and rely on unrealistic expectations of 8 percent investment returns per year when calculating how much money will be available to pay future retirees.</p> Mon, 19 May 2014 20:55:10 +0000 The Associated Press 52256 at http://apr.org Study: Ala. Pension Funds Could Run Out In Decade Alabama University Expands Programs in Brunswick http://apr.org/post/alabama-university-expands-programs-brunswick <p>An Alabama university is expanding its programs in the coastal Georgia town of Brunswick.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; The Brunswick News reports (http://bit.ly/1cQmyXq) that Troy University is expanding its satellite programs in the Georgia community with its School of Hospitality, Sport and Tourism Management.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; School officials say that beginning this fall, students will be able to obtain a bachelor of science degree in the three areas of concentration - hospitality, sports or tourism management.<br> Wed, 03 Jul 2013 13:25:24 +0000 The Associated Press 33450 at http://apr.org Alabama University Expands Programs in Brunswick Montgomery May Move Planetarium Downtown http://apr.org/post/montgomery-may-move-planetarium-downtown <P>Montgomery Mayor Todd Strange says officials are considering moving the city's planetarium downtown to join a growing number of attractions.</P> <P>The planetarium has been in Oak Park since 1968, and its equipment is outdated. The mayor said officials are considering having it join the City-County Public Library and the Children's Museum of Alabama in the $22 million Questplex building. Mon, 15 Apr 2013 13:17:09 +0000 The Associated Press 28553 at http://apr.org Montgomery May Move Planetarium Downtown