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Arminda McKee: Balancing family, job, education

 

by Bailey Wilson, Troy University Student

Arminda McKee, 35, of Rutledge, Alabama, followed her dreams by going back to school to earn her master’s degree. McKee has been married to the man she calls her “childhood sweetheart and best friend,” Dyrell McKee, for 17 years, and they have two children, daughter Treyanna, 17, and son JaShon, 13.

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Finding the Balance: Baby Boomers and Millennials Together in the Workplace

by Donna Brown, Assistant Director of Student Professional Development

What happens in a workplace environment when employees of two very different backgrounds come together?  Explore the challenges that can sometimes occur when Baby Boomers and Millennials become coworkers.

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Military Spotlight: Dr. Noel Harold Kaylor, Jr.

by Stephanie Hopper, TROY for Troops

He's the Professor of English and Faculty Coordinator for Troy

University's Veteran's Alumni Chapter.  He is also a Vietnam Army veteran who received a Bronze Star.  Learn more about Dr. Kaylor.

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Fall 2016 & Beyond

Wall of Graduates

We believe in celebrating and inspiring success at TROY.  Take a look at our growing Wall of  Graduates covering all TROY locations and programs.

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Njang Anjeh Amban Akom: From Africa to Troy University

by Bailey Wilson, Troy University Student

Amban Akom, 23, came to the University’s main campus in the summer of 2014 from her hometown, Yaounde, the capital of Cameroon in West Central Africa. She goes by “Amban.”

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TROY Online Learning Starter Kit

by Amanda Smothers, Assistant Director of Student Engagement

Are you new to online learning or are you an old pro?  Either way, it might be time to brush up on your knowledge of getting started (again) with TROY Online classes.

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WATCH: Trojan Student-Moms Panel Discussion

Trojan Café hosted a webinar discussion with Troy University students about what it means to be a student while also being a mother.  Watch the video footage of what Trojan Student-Moms have to say about a variety of topics.

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The Traditional Nontraditional Student

by Matthew Wright, Troy University Tyndall AFB Area Coordinator

Troy University is known for its beautiful traditional campus in small town Troy, Alabama. The campus buildings are built with a gorgeous red brick that is breathtaking to visitors who happen to venture off Highway 231 onto the campus.

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Lakisha Smith: Feeling and Acting Through the Heart of a Servant

by Donna Brown, Assistant Director of Student Professional Development

“My 13 year old son, Tyree, has been my biggest inspiration in pursuing the M.P.A. degree. Born at 24 weeks gestation and weighing only one pound three and a half ounces, Tyree has been faced with many difficult challenges for most of his life. '

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How Puzzles Can Improve Your Grades

by Alton Rhett Coker, Troy University Student

No matter how young or old one is, barely a year or approaching a century, odds are they have seen a puzzle of sorts. A very common stimulus toy for babies is the block and hole toy, which is essentially a simple puzzle.

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Getting the Degree: Words of Encouragement from One Parent to Another

by Samantha Brisolara, Troy University Student

I have to give high regards to those of you who are parents and continuing your education. As a new mom to twins, I reflect on how easy it was to finish assignments without rushing, and have time to actually study more deeply.

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Military Spotlight:

Dr. Mike Whitlock

TROY for Troops

He's the Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Operations for the Global Campus at Troy University.  Find out more about Dr. Mike Whitlock's military history and why he is thankful to have served in the US Army.

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Time Management Tips for the Struggling College Student

by Yvette Matthews, Troy University Student

Crack open those books and get to work!  As college students, we have a lot of tasks and assignments on our plates at once. I’ve decided to make a list of the five greatest time management tips that I use and that I hope work for you as well.

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"Thank You, Honey": Remember to Show Appreciation to Those Who Support You

by Dianna Blake, College Success for Moms

Before I begin, I will preface this by saying that I know how fortunate I am to have a spouse who supports my decision to pursue an education.  Knowing the statistics, I am aware of the fact that over half of parenting students are single . . .

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Philosophy 3365 - Bioethics

by Rick Garlikov, Troy University Faculty

Philosophy 3365, Bioethics, is offered in Term 3, and it may be one of the few places you have access for rational, civil, systematic, and hopefully productive consideration and discussion of ethical issues in medical practice and medical research such as those below among others.

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Rae Leach: "A gift from God that helped me discover my dream career."

by Donna Brown, Assistant Director of Student Professional Development

Rae is a senior who loves her family and her decision to pursue a degree in Exercise Science/Nutrition.

 “I’m Rae Leach, and I’m from Gadsden, Alabama, about 3 hours northeast of Troy, Alabama. I love my family, and they feel too far away most of the time!

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Troy's Service Learning Works with Boys and Girls Club

 

Workers and volunteers with Troy University's Office of Civic Engagement recently completed a six-week program in which they taught second and third graders at the Boys & Girls Club of Pike and Surrounding Counties about gardening and healthy living.

TROY Trojan Warriors: Nursing Degree

Troy University graduates Krystal Clower and Rosiland Harris share their experiences obtaining a degree from the versatile nursing program. TROY offers undergraduate and graduate nursing degrees on campus and online.

WBB vs Armstrong State postgame

 

TROY Women's Basketball Head Coach Chanda Rigby talks about the TROY vs Armstrong State game.

TROY Mens Basketball Travel Video

Get a glimpse of where the TROY Men's Basketball team has traveled this season.

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