79-year-old Angerline Day realizes lifelong dream of earning college degree

Not only did Angerline Day earn her college degree on Monday, but the 79-year-old completed all of her coursework online.

Not only did Angerline Day earn her college degree on Monday, but the 79-year-old completed all of her coursework online.

Angerline Day is a mother and a grandmother, and now at age 79, she can add yet another title – a college graduate.

Day crossed the stage at the Davis Theatre for the Performing Arts at the Troy University Montgomery Campus on Monday night with some 125 other graduates, receiving her bachelor’s degree in psychology,…

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Singleton challenges graduates to be a blessing to others

Montgomery County Commission Chair Doug Singleton addresses graduates at TROY's Montgomery Campus.

Montgomery County Commission Chair Doug Singleton addresses graduates at TROY's Montgomery Campus.

Montgomery County Commission Chairman Doug Singleton encouraged Troy University graduates on Monday to commit to finding ways to be a blessing to others.

Speaking to 125 graduates during Monday night’s spring commencement ceremony at TROY’s Montgomery Campus, Singleton pointed to three things that others will ask of the graduates at some point in the future.

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Troy University mourns loss of longtime friend Maj. Gen. J. Gary Cooper

Gen. Cooper is shown here with Director of Student Involvement Barbara Patterson and then-SGA President Jonathan McKenzie during a 2003 visit to TROY.

Gen. Cooper is shown here with Director of Student Involvement Barbara Patterson and then-SGA President Jonathan McKenzie during a 2003 visit to TROY.

Troy University mourns the passing of Maj. Gen. J. Gary Cooper, USMC ret., a Mobile native and a longtime friend of the University, who passed away April 27 at the age of 87.

“Major General Cooper was a great warrior, a treasured public servant, a  friend of Troy University and a valued, personal friend,” said…

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Orr encourages TROY graduates to seek to make a lasting difference

State Sen. Arthur Orr delivers the keynote address during the first of two commencement ceremonies held for TROY graduates on Friday.

State Sen. Arthur Orr delivers the keynote address during the first of two commencement ceremonies held for TROY graduates on Friday.

State Sen. Arthur Orr encouraged Troy University graduates on Friday to reflect more, risk more and seek to accomplish matters of lasting importance.

Sen. Orr spoke to two ceremonies inside Trojan Arena at the Troy Campus on Friday. More than 1,000 students received their degrees across both ceremonies.

Sen. Orr referenced a poll that asked…

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