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TROY alumna helps renovate Wetumpka with HGTV series “Home Town Takeover”

Alumni Josie Russell Young, left, and Mina Starsiak, host of HGTV's series “Good Bones,” take time during
 

Troy University alumna Josie Russell Young helped locals in Wetumpka, Alabama bring their community to life in HGTV’s new series “Home Town Takeover.”

Young, who graduated from TROY in 2017 with a bachelor’s degree in human services, had originally pursued nursing, but quickly realized it wasn’t the path she wanted to follow.

TROY alumna Josie…

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Marty and Jackie Gilley make generous contribution to Athletics Leadership Society

Marty and Jackie Gilley's generous gift will provide impactful resources for the benefit of TROY Athletics.

Marty and Jackie Gilley's generous gift will provide impactful resources for the benefit of TROY Athletics.

As longtime supporters of TROY Athletics, Marty and Jackie Gilley generously gifted $25,000 to Troy University for the TROY Athletics Leadership Society, hoping that the funds could one day help a student-athlete in need.

As a former TROY football player and athletic scholarship recipient himself, Marty knows how instrumental donations like these can be to…

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What Can a Ph.D. in Sport Management Do for Your Career?

Sara Shoffner was the first student to complete the Ph.D. in Sport Management at TROY, which the University was approved to offer in 2014.

Sara Shoffner was the first student to complete the Ph.D. in Sport Management at TROY, which the University was approved to offer in 2014.

As a sixth-degree black belt in Taekwondo, Dr. Win Koo achieved the status of master of martial arts in his native South Korea before becoming a grandmaster in the United States. However, it’s Dr. Koo’s academic talent rather than his martial arts skills that he calls on when he comes out fighting as the program…

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TROY alumni news and achievements for May 2021

Troy University recognizes the accomplishments of alumni in the May roundup of alumni news and achievements.

Troy University recognizes the accomplishments of alumni in the May roundup of alumni news and achievements.

The May roundup of alumni news and achievements includes Dr. Kemba Chambers (’98, ’01) who was recently named acting President of Trenholm State Community College, William Cartwright (’07) who has been appointed as the City Court Judge in La Vergne, Tennessee and John Gandy (’06), the new police chief in Madison, Alabama.

Lynne McWilliams (‘89)…

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