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Photog’s shutter frozen at 61

Kevin Glackmeyer, who died Dec. 19 from cancer, captured the life of Troy University through his photography. (Photo/Chip Dillard)

Kevin Glackmeyer, who died Dec. 19 from cancer, captured the life of Troy University through his photography. (Photo/Chip Dillard)

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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Giving back: McSwean changes lives, honors mother through scholarship gift

Helping students and honoring his mother provided the motivation for TROY staff member and alumnus Malcolm McSwean to give back to the University.

Helping students and honoring his mother provided the motivation for TROY staff member and alumnus Malcolm McSwean to give back to the University.

After 20 years as a practicing attorney with the same firm, Malcolm McSwean wanted a change. That change would take the form of a new position with Troy University as a disability services coordinator for TROY Online where, today, he also assists the Student Success Team.

“When I found out about this position being open,…

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Michelle Berry wins Vergil Parks McKinley Award at Troy University

Michelle Berry received the Vergil Parks McKinley Award on Wednesday from Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., Chancellor. She was nominated by Capt. John Strayn.

Michelle Berry received the Vergil Parks McKinley Award on Wednesday from Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., Chancellor. She was nominated by Capt. John Strayn.

Michelle Berry, departmental secretary for Aerospace Studies at Troy University, has won the University’s Vergil Parks McKinley Award.

Berry, who has been employed by the University since August 2014, received the award from Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., Chancellor, during the annual faculty/staff Christmas luncheon in the Trojan Center Ballrooms on the Troy Campus. She was…

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