Tag Archives: Staff

Tobi Davis wins Vergil Parks McKinley Award at Troy University

June 14, 2019
By Andy Ellis

Tobi Davis, senior accountant in Sponsored Programs Accounting, has won Troy University’s Vergil Parks McKinley Award.

Davis, who has been a member of the TROY staff since 2000, received the award from Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., Chancellor, during a ceremony on Wednesday at the Troy Campus. She was nominated by Leigh Ann Paramore, coordinator of…

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TROY’s Sara Jo Burks crowned Ms. Senior USA

June 26, 2018
By Andy Ellis

Through the years, Sara Jo Burks has helped prepare many young ladies at Troy University to compete on the pageant stage.

Earlier this month, however, it was Burks and not one of her students in front of the bright lights. Burks, who serves as assistant director of housing and residence life at Troy University, was…

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Photog’s shutter frozen at 61

December 21, 2017
By Clif Lusk

Troy University’s Chief Photographer Kevin Glackmeyer died at home Dec. 19 from cancer. He was 61. He went peacefully in his sleep. He was a Beatle’s fanatic.

In my mind, I’ve stared at those lines for days. I have written hundreds of “obits” during my career in newspapers. I’ve written my share of “obit stories”…

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