Tag Archives: Giving

PowerSouth Invests in the Troy University IDEA Bank

August 27, 2019

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

August 19, 2019
By Matt Clower

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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Cervera credits life-changing TROY experience with desire to give back

January 28, 2019
By Matt Clower

In the spring of 1961, when Nick Cervera and his best friend Al Sansone arrived in Troy, Alabama, to study at then-Troy State Teachers College, they found a very different world than the home left behind in Brooklyn, New York.

Cervera jokes that when they arrived at Troy’s only blinking traffic light they thought perhaps…

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