Tag Archives: Giving

“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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Fred and Debi Green create scholarship for sport management students

January 17, 2019

When Troy University professor Dr. Fred Green and his wife Debi began looking for ways to give back to the community, they had two goals—to feed people and to educate people.

They are working to feed people through involvement in the Salvation Army’s Empty Bowls program. To educate people, they turned their attention to the…

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