Alumni

From Tragedy to Triumph: Scott Fain finds success through TROY

February 8, 2019
By Emily C. Price

For TROY alumnus Scott Fain (’09, ’10), TROY means opportunity—opportunity to reassess life and career goals; opportunity to help take care of family while earning a degree that matters; opportunity to build on one degree while pursing another; opportunity to launch a steady career.

Today, Fain is a successful, driven wealth advisor for CapSouth Wealth…

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TROY alum half of chart-topping Christian country duo

January 29, 2019
By Greg Phillips

A burgeoning musical act has ties to Troy University.

Singing and songwriting duo Cori & Kelly, consisting of Cori Wood and 2007 TROY graduate Kelly Efstathiou, hit No. 1 on the HLE Christian Country Countown and the Power Source Christian Country top 100 charts in 2018 with their hit single “Take Me Back to Church.”

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Cervera credits life-changing TROY experience with desire to give back

January 28, 2019
By Matt Clower

In the spring of 1961, when Nick Cervera and his best friend Al Sansone arrived in Troy, Alabama, to study at then-Troy State Teachers College, they found a very different world than the home left behind in Brooklyn, New York.

Cervera jokes that when they arrived at Troy’s only blinking traffic light they thought perhaps…

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