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Former ‘Outstanding Freshman’ creates scholarship for Indian students

Alumnus Tushar Chaudhry, shown here in China, recently established a scholarship to support Indian students who wish to study at TROY.

Alumnus Tushar Chaudhry, shown here in China, recently established a scholarship to support Indian students who wish to study at TROY.

When Tushar Chaudhry arrived at then-Troy State University in 2001, it was a major cultural shift from his home in India. But he credits one thing with helping him make the transition and find success—his engaged and helpful professors.

“I was surrounded by fantastic professors who helped me and encouraged me,” Tushar said. “Dr. Govind…

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Matching funds boost donor power on Giving Day

Troy University will hold its annual Giving Day on Oct. 16.

Troy University will hold its annual Giving Day on Oct. 16.

Individuals who make contributions during Giving Day on Oct. 16 can have the power of their gifts doubled thanks to a group of donors who provided matching funds.

Matching funds of $25,000 provided by generous donors Harrel McKinney, Cindy and Mike Dodds, Forrest Latta and Bill Wasden will boost donations made during Giving Day. The…

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PowerSouth Invests in the Troy University IDEA Bank

PowerSouth CEO Gary Smith, center, with Troy University Senior Vice Chancellor Walter Givhan and Associate Vice Chancellor Rebecca Watson.

PowerSouth CEO Gary Smith, center, with Troy University Senior Vice Chancellor Walter Givhan and Associate Vice Chancellor Rebecca Watson.

For almost 80 years, PowerSouth Energy Cooperative has played a major role in providing power to people and businesses across the state of Alabama and within the northwest region of Florida. Now, PowerSouth and its CEO, Gary Smith, are providing the power of support to Troy University in the form of a generous donation for the TROY IDEA Bank. 

An initiative of TROY’s Sorrell College of Business housed…

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“Troy Bob” Butterworth is proud to give back to his alma mater

Alumnus Bob Butterworth has made several planned gifts to support TROY and endow scholarships.

Alumnus Bob Butterworth has made several planned gifts to support TROY and endow scholarships.

Bob Butterworth, known as “Troy Bob” among the alumni community, has been an avid donor and supporter of Troy University for many years—but if you ask him, it’s the least he could do.

“The way I look at it, I owe TROY something because of what they did for me,” he said.

Butterworth is a…

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