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Troy University to honor four as Alumni of the Year

From left to right: Charles

From left to right: Charles "Chuck" Ash, Dr. Imogene Mixson, James Wiley Locklar and Dr. Yves Sucaet have been named the 2016 Alumni of the Year.

Troy University will honor four alumni as Alumni of the Year during its Oct. 15 homecoming game at Veterans Memorial Stadium.

Charles “Chuck” Ash, James Wiley Locklar, Dr. Imogene Mixson and Dr. Yves Sucaet will be honored during a halftime ceremony as the Trojans welcome Sun Belt Conference foe Georgia State for a 2:30 p.m….

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Wiregrass alumni raise scholarship funds with golf tournament

Wiregrass alumni and TROY supporters raised scholarship money for local students at a golf tournament last Thursday.

Wiregrass alumni and TROY supporters raised scholarship money for local students at a golf tournament last Thursday.

About 200 Troy University alumni and supporters participated in the 2016 Jackson Thornton TROY Alumni Invitational golf tournament in Dothan this week.

The annual tournament raises money that will fund Troy University scholarships for area high schoolers.

“It’s great to give back and maybe help someone else continue on with their education,” said Phillip Gilley,…

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TROY mourns loss of alumni leader Eric Mizell

Eric Mizell (seated left) with other members of the Alumni Board, during a meeting this spring. Mizell died on Monday.

Eric Mizell (seated left) with other members of the Alumni Board, during a meeting this spring. Mizell died on Monday.

The Trojan Nation is mourning the loss of one of its own today, with the passing of Eric Mizell (1993), 46, who died Monday, Oct. 3 at his home in Troy.

Mizell was serving on the Board of Directors of the National Alumni Association and led the Letterwinners “T” Club alumni chapter. He had been…

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TROY alumnus helped save lives during Baton Rouge flooding

TROY graduate and former football player Tyler Parker helps a child to safety during flooding in Baton Rouge. (Image courtesy Tyler Parker)

TROY graduate and former football player Tyler Parker helps a child to safety during flooding in Baton Rouge. (Image courtesy Tyler Parker)

While some aim to become gridiron heroes, former Troy Trojans football player Tyler Parker recently became a real-life hero.

The historic flooding that struck Baton Rouge, La., in August came just a month after Parker, 24, moved to the area from Troy to take a teaching and coaching job at Parkview Baptist School.

Though Parker…

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