70-year-old Lillie Smith ‘just keeps going,’ earns master’s degree during Montgomery Campus’ fall commencement ceremony

Lillie Smith is hooded as she received her master's degree during the fall commencement ceremony at the Montgomery Campus on Dec. 18.

Lillie Smith is hooded as she received her master's degree during the fall commencement ceremony at the Montgomery Campus on Dec. 18.

When 70-year-old Lillie Thompson Smith walked across the Davis Theatre for the Performing Arts stage at Troy University’s Montgomery Campus on Dec. 18 to receive her master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, it was the realization of a lifelong dream and the culmination of a lot of hard work. However, the new TROY graduate…

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Troy University’s McNair Scholars program receives renewed federal funding

Retired Navy Capt. Synthia Jones and her husband, Greg, a retired FBI agent, speak during last year's McNair Scholars Speaker Series.

Retired Navy Capt. Synthia Jones and her husband, Greg, a retired FBI agent, speak during last year's McNair Scholars Speaker Series.

Funding for Troy University’s McNair Scholars Program has been renewed through a grant from the U.S. Department of Education.

The Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program is designed to provide first generation, low income, and underrepresented student populations the opportunity to increase the attainment of PhD degrees and has been offered at Troy University since…

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