Diploma brought smiles and pride to a dying veteran

Joe Bob Allen realized a life-long dream of completing his TROY diploma shortly before his death in early February 2021.

Joe Bob Allen realized a life-long dream of completing his TROY diploma shortly before his death in early February 2021.

When Joe Bob Allen died in early February at the age of 87, he was a proud Trojan and a freshly minted Troy University graduate.

He had just become an official alumnus, having been presented his Troy University diploma – a Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies with two military science minors based on his…

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TROY to graduate more than 500 during summer commencement exercises

Summer commencement is slated for July 26 on the Troy Campus in Trojan Arena. (TROY photo)

Summer commencement is slated for July 26 on the Troy Campus in Trojan Arena. (TROY photo)

The Chancellor of Alabama’s two-year college system will address graduates at Troy University’s summer commencement exercises on July 26.

Some 524 students are expected to earn their degrees, of which slightly more than half will receive an undergraduate degree, 255 will earn their master’s degrees and one will earn the educational specialist degree.

Commencement exercises…

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