Tag Archives: India

Former ‘Outstanding Freshman’ creates scholarship for Indian students

November 18, 2019
By Matt Clower

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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Troy University’s Dr. Priya Menon receives Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award to India

March 29, 2017
By Andy Ellis

Dr. Priya Menon, associate professor of English at Troy University, has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program grant to India from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.

In her research, Dr. Menon will study and document a counter-archive of the typical success stories of emigration to the Arabian…

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TROY student working to expand music education for children in India

June 3, 2016

Ramkumar Jagadeesan didn’t grow up around music, but he fell in love with it all the same.

Now, the 37-year-old Troy University student is trying to spread that love to his home country of India, where music isn’t considered a priority in education and children often grow up without the option to listen to a…

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