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SHORT the Squirrel celebrates second birthday, big milestones

The children's literacy program has grown rapidly over the last two years and continues to expand.

The children's literacy program has grown rapidly over the last two years and continues to expand.

A childhood literacy initiative featuring a 6-foot tall, cape-wearing squirrel named SHORT created by two Troy University alumnae recently hit several milestones: celebrating its second birthday, graduating from the IDEA Bank to the Pike County Economic Development Center and securing a $25,000 grant from the Daniel Foundation to produce its first children’s book.

SHORT was…

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Trojan alumnus Billy Jackson memorialized by Air Force ROTC Detachment 017

Air Force ROTC cadets in TROY's Detachment 017 participate in at the Col. Billy Jackson Memorial Workout. (submitted)
 

Troy University’s Air Force ROTC Detachment 017 paid tribute Thursday morning to a legendary pilot and staunch Trojan with an early-morning physical training dedicated to his memory.

Retired Army Col. Billy Jackson in his restored Willis Army Jeep. (submitted)

Retired Army Col. Billy Jackson, a lifelong Pike County resident and Troy University graduate, died Jan….

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Alumna nominated for Military Spouse of the Year award

Troy University graduate Athens Pellegrino has been nominated for the 2022 Military Spouse of the Year Award.

Troy University graduate Athens Pellegrino has been nominated for the 2022 Military Spouse of the Year Award.

Athens Pellegrino, a 2015 graduate of TROY Online’s Master of Public Administration program, was recently nominated for the 2022 Armed Forces Insurance Military Spouse of the Year (MSOY) award.

The MSOY award was created in 2008 to honor military spouses from all ranks and branches of service and to recognize their contributions and commitment to…

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Sorrell College alumna Teresa White named to AACSB’s ‘Influential Leaders’ class

Troy University Chancellor Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr. congratulates TROY alumna and Aflac U.S. President Teresa White on her award from AACSB.

Troy University Chancellor Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr. congratulates TROY alumna and Aflac U.S. President Teresa White on her award from AACSB.

Sorrell College of Business alumna Teresa White, president of Aflac U.S., has been selected as one of 27 members of the 2022 Class of Influential Leaders by the AACSB International, the leading business school accrediting agency.

“Teresa White is truly a trailblazer and sets an example of leadership toward which our business students can aspire,” said…

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