Alumni

Alumna garners award as first-time book author

December 30, 2019
By Clif Lusk

TROY alumna Chellie W. Phillips recently won a 2019 Author Academy Award in the category of Self-Help for her book, “When In Doubt, Delete It!”

Phillips, a 1991 graduate of the Hall School of Journalism, received the award at the recent Author Academy Awards ceremony held at the Hilton Columbus/Polaris, in Columbus, Ohio.

As a first-time…

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Former ‘Outstanding Freshman’ creates scholarship for Indian students

November 18, 2019
By Matt Clower

When Tushar Chaudhry arrived at then-Troy State University in 2001, it was a major cultural shift from his home in India. But he credits one thing with helping him make the transition and find success—his engaged and helpful professors.

“I was surrounded by fantastic professors who helped me and encouraged me,” Tushar said. “Dr. Govind…

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Homecoming sparks pleasant memories for alumni

November 8, 2019
By Claudia Harris

Homecoming is traditionally an exciting time at Troy University when thousands of alumni make a special pilgrimage back to their alma mater.

The planning process is practically year-round, with the Student Government Association working closely with Alumni Affairs and the university administration to make Homecoming one of the highlights of every academic year that passes.

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