Tag Archives: Student Profiles

TROY grad student turns classwork into advocacy for disabled adults

December 5, 2016
By Savanah Weed

A Troy University graduate student has become part of a campaign focused on improving the lives of disabled adults in the Atlanta area.

Lakisha Smith, a graduate student pursuing a Master of Public Administration degree through TROY Online and the holder of a master’s in business administration from TROY, is the mother of 13-year-old Tyree…

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TROY student finding success as CrossFit competitor

October 6, 2016
By Savanah Weed

A Troy University student is making a name for herself nationally as a top CrossFit competitor.

Alexis Smith, a junior exercise science major from Dothan, Alabama, recently qualified for and competed at the Granite Games, a national competition at St. Cloud State University in St. Cloud, Minnesota, on Sept. 9-11. She placed 12th in the…

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TROY student adjusting to life after ‘The Amazing Race’

June 21, 2016

After a month of living life in the fast lane on CBS’ “The Amazing Race,” Cole LaBrant is enjoying the process of slowing down.

“It’s been very relaxed compared to ‘The Amazing Race,’ which was just a whole month of nonstop sleep deprivation, lack of eating, traveling, jet lag and all that stuff,” said LaBrant,…

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