Alumni

Alumna part of pro baseball’s first all-female broadcast team

May 3, 2019
By Greg Phillips

Troy University alumna Melanie Newman made baseball and broadcasting history last week.

Newman, a Minor League Baseball play-by-play announcer, became part of professional baseball’s first all-female broadcast team when she and color analyst Suzie Cool called the Salem Red Sox’ road game against the Potomac Nationals last Tuesday.

The 2013 TROY graduate had play-by-play experience…

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TROY alum wins Vocal Duo of the Year from Inspirational Country Music Association

May 1, 2019
By Greg Phillips

Troy University graduate Kelly Efstathiou and her singing partner Cori Wood recently won the Inspirational Country Music Association Award for Vocal Duo/Duo Performance of the Year.

Efstathiou and Wood, who perform as Cori & Kelly, took the stage at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville on April 4 to accept the award.

“It was an…

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Alumnus author David Mallach dedicates latest novel to TROY Chancellor

March 12, 2019
By Matt Clower

Author and Troy University alumnus David A. Mallach is dedicating his latest novel, a thriller about groundbreaking science, to TROY’s groundbreaking chancellor, Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr.

Mallach is a Managing Director of Investments for Merrill Lynch and is also the author of seven “financial thrillers” set amidst the backdrop of finance, politics and geopolitical intrigue….

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