Tag Archives: Curt Porter

Porter moves forward to the next leg of his journey with TROY

February 14, 2018
By Andy Ellis

Dr. Curt Porter sat back in his chair, his index fingers propped against his chin and his eyes peering toward the ceiling of his Hawkins Hall office.

“It’s been a good trip,” he said after a few moments of thoughtful silence.

Porter was honored on Jan. 31 with a retirement reception, celebrating his departure from…

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Teaching Excellence Fellows Program deemed successful start to long-term exchange partnership

February 12, 2018
By Andy Ellis

When the closing ceremony for the Teaching Excellence Fellows Program ended on Thursday, none of the participants seemed in any hurry to leave the room.

The 13-week program, which began in November, brought 26 faculty members from Chongqing Normal University, the Chinese partner university to TROY’s Confucius Institute, to the Troy Campus to study educational…

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Agboatwala named associate vice chancellor for international operations

November 17, 2017
By Andy Ellis

Sohail Agboatwala, who came to Troy University almost 30 years ago as an international student himself, will now help lead the University’s international operations.

Effective Dec. 1, Agboatwala will take on the role of associate vice chancellor of international operations, directing recruitment and enrollment and study abroad, as well as interfacing between the University and…

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