Carter offers life lessons, wisdom to TROY grads

Troy University Trustee Karen Carter delivered the keynote address to Dothan Campus graduates.

Troy University Trustee Karen Carter delivered the keynote address to Dothan Campus graduates.

Troy University Trustee and alumna Karen Carter offered life lessons and words of wisdom to a new set of TROY graduates Wednesday night during the Dothan Campus commencement ceremony.

On July 20, 1969, Carter watched the moon landing from the seats of Claudia Crosby Theatre as a young TROY student. After witnessing an event that…

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Col. Mentzer encourages graduates to effect change, commit to service to others

Col. Eries Mentzer, Commander of Maxwell Air Force Base, addresses graduates at Monday night's fall commencement on the Montgomery Campus.

Col. Eries Mentzer, Commander of Maxwell Air Force Base, addresses graduates at Monday night's fall commencement on the Montgomery Campus.

Col. Eries L.G. Mentzer challenged graduates at Troy University’s Montgomery Campus on Monday night to commit to effecting change and serving others.

Speaking to the nearly 160 graduates participating in Monday night’s fall commencement ceremony held inside the Davis Theatre for the Performing Arts, Col. Mentzer, Commander of Maxwell Air Force Base, recalled her own…

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Secret to success, significance is found in service to others, Watkins tells TROY graduates

Senior U.S. District Judge Keith Watkins delivers the keynote address at the fall commencement ceremony on the Troy Campus on Friday.

Senior U.S. District Judge Keith Watkins delivers the keynote address at the fall commencement ceremony on the Troy Campus on Friday.

Senior U.S. District Judge Keith Watkins encouraged Troy University graduates on Friday to find the success and significance that comes through service to others.

Speaking to more than 725 graduates from 22 U.S. states and nine nations outside the U.S. during fall commencement inside Trojan Arena, Watkins recalled the old southern saying, “much obliged,” explaining…

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Troy University trustee will encourage Dothan Campus graduates on Dec. 15

Dothan Campus commencement is slated for 5 p.m. Dec. 15 in the Dothan Civic Center.

Dothan Campus commencement is slated for 5 p.m. Dec. 15 in the Dothan Civic Center.

Troy University Trustee and alumna Karen Carter will provide the keynote address at Troy University’s Dothan Campus fall commencement.

About 120 students are expected to participate in the ceremony which begins at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 15 in the Dothan Civic Center. 

Trustee Karen Carter

Carter is a retired insurance executive having spent 40…

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