TROY grad student turns classwork into advocacy for disabled adults

TROY graduate student Lakisha Smith, right, and her son Tyree. Smith has been advocating for adult-sized changing tables in public restrooms.

TROY graduate student Lakisha Smith, right, and her son Tyree. Smith has been advocating for adult-sized changing tables in public restrooms.

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

Troy University junior Alexis Smith is making a name for herself in national CrossFit competitions.

Troy University junior Alexis Smith is making a name for herself in national CrossFit competitions.

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’

 

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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