TROY alumnus helped save lives during Baton Rouge flooding

TROY graduate and former football player Tyler Parker helps a child to safety during flooding in Baton Rouge. (Image courtesy Tyler Parker)

TROY graduate and former football player Tyler Parker helps a child to safety during flooding in Baton Rouge. (Image courtesy Tyler Parker)

While some aim to become gridiron heroes, former Troy Trojans football player Tyler Parker recently became a real-life hero.

The historic flooding that struck Baton Rouge, La., in August came just a month after Parker, 24, moved to the area from Troy to take a teaching and coaching job at Parkview Baptist School.

Though Parker…

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TROY sophomore creates scholarship fund to aid fellow students

Cole Debardelaben, a sophomore from Deatsville, has created a scholarship fund which will help students in need pay for additional school expenses.

Cole Debardelaben, a sophomore from Deatsville, has created a scholarship fund which will help students in need pay for additional school expenses.

It is ordinary for a university to award scholarships to its students; however, what is extraordinary is awarding a scholarship funded by another student.

Troy University sophomore Cole Debardelaben, a computer science major from Deatsville, Alabama, worked with the Office of Development and the Troy University Foundation to create the Robert N. “Cole” Debardelaben Current…

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TROY Vietnam Alumni Chapter volunteers at orphanage

Members of the Troy University Alumni Chapter volunteering at Saint An’s Orphanage located in Bui Chu, Nam Dinh City.

Members of the Troy University Alumni Chapter volunteering at Saint An’s Orphanage located in Bui Chu, Nam Dinh City.

Troy University alumni continue to make positive impacts on their communities all around the world.

Members of the TROY Vietnam Alumni Chapter recently spent time volunteering at Saint An’s Orphanage located in Bui Chu, Nam Dinh City. The group delivered gifts of rice, snacks and children’s books to the nearly 100 orphans, many of whom have…

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TROY grad working to preserve Civil Rights Movement history

TROY graduate Hayden McDaniel, right, credits history professor Dr. Marty Olliff with inspiring her to pursue a career in archiving.

TROY graduate Hayden McDaniel, right, credits history professor Dr. Marty Olliff with inspiring her to pursue a career in archiving.

A Troy University alumna has put her degrees to good use by making a difference in the fight to preserve one of the most important historical eras in U.S. history.

Dothan native Hayden McDaniel has spent the last year organizing and digitizing interviews with men and women who lived through the Civil Rights Era in…

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TROY student working to expand music education for children in India

TROY student working to expand music education for children in India

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