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‘Giving Tuesday’ great example of the Trojan spirit

Trojans from 21 states and Canada donated more than $70,000 in less than 24 hours. (TROY photo)

Trojans from 21 states and Canada donated more than $70,000 in less than 24 hours. (TROY photo)

Trojans from 21 states and Canada came together to almost triple Troy University’s Giving Tuesday goal – providing scholarships and emergency relief to students.

“The generosity of the Trojan Nation knows no limits, and time and again they rise and respond to the needs of the University and its members,” said Walter Givhan, Senior Vice…

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Alumna named to U.S. Basketball Writers Association Hall of Fame

Wendy Parker, far right, with her colleagues on the 1980 Tropolitan staff.

Wendy Parker, far right, with her colleagues on the 1980 Tropolitan staff.

A Troy University alumna is being honored as one of the best college basketball writers of all time.

Wendy Parker, a 1982 graduate of the Hall School of Journalism, has been named to the U.S. Basketball Writers Association Hall of Fame after covering the rise of women’s college basketball into a national spectator sport.

As…

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Virtual Graduate Fair scheduled for May 11-15

A photo of Flags flying outside of Hawkins Hall on the Troy Campus.
 

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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Former Trojan gridiron star making mark in business world

Eric Sloan (pictured with his wife and TROY alumna Nicole) went from a football great to a Montgomery business leader.

Eric Sloan (pictured with his wife and TROY alumna Nicole) went from a football great to a Montgomery business leader.

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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