Alumni

Virtual Graduate Fair scheduled for May 11-15

April 27, 2020
By Clif Lusk

TROY’s Atlanta Support Center will host a virtual graduate fair May 11 – 15, consisting of daily webinars highlighting various master’s programs.

“We understand that the times we are living in are uncertain but one thing remains constant, and that is Troy University’s dedication to educating today’s learner for tomorrow,” said Staci Hutto, area coordinator. “We…

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Troy University alumnus, Medal of Honor recipient Bennie Adkins passes away

April 17, 2020
By Andy Ellis

Troy University alumnus Bennie Adkins, who received the Medal of Honor in 2014 for his heroism during the Vietnam War, passed away on Friday from complications related to the COVID-19 coronavirus. He was 86.

Adkins had been hospitalized since late March at East Alabama Medical Center in Opelika.

Adkins served more than 20 years…

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Former Trojan gridiron star making mark in business world

April 17, 2020
By Greg Phillips

In the late 1990s, Eric Sloan terrorized opposing quarterbacks and wide receivers as an All-American defensive back for the then-Troy State Trojans.

Today, the 41-year-old College Park, Georgia native is a pillar of the Montgomery business community, running a multimillion-dollar tech company while helping upstarts looking to follow a similar career path.

It’s been quite…

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