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Warrior-turned-student sets sights on serving other veterans

TROY graduate student Jesse Riojas used to have his sights set on an enemy, now his studies have led his to take aim at helping other veterans.

TROY graduate student Jesse Riojas used to have his sights set on an enemy, now his studies have led his to take aim at helping other veterans.

Editors Note: We are highlighting military connected students during National Military Family Month.

Jesus “Jesse” Riojas was a Recon Marine, twice deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, once in support of Operation Enduring Freedom Afghanistan and twice more aboard multiple naval vessels around the world on Marine Expeditionary Units. He was a warrior.

Today,…

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Air Force honoree picks TROY’s Detachment 17 for pathway to commission

TROY's Det. 17 offers a path to commissioning as an officer in the United States Air Force.

TROY's Det. 17 offers a path to commissioning as an officer in the United States Air Force.

When Zolbayar Erdenechimeg got tapped for the Air Force’s highly competitive Professional Officer Course Early Release Program, he knew TROY was the place for him.

“I chose Troy University for the proud history and support for the military members all over the world,” he said. “It just shows how TROY is very supportive and the…

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Student Advisory Council helping set course of College of Business

Students serving on the Sorrell College of Business' Student Advisory Council help the dean set a course for the College. (TROY photo/Joey Meredith)

Students serving on the Sorrell College of Business' Student Advisory Council help the dean set a course for the College. (TROY photo/Joey Meredith)

Sorrell College of Business students are helping to chart their own course through their service on the Student Advisory Council.

Twenty-two students were selected to participate on the Council for the 2020-2021 year and their input serves as a steering mechanism to make the student experience within the college more fruitful, said Dean Dr. Judson…

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Veteran Montgomery County lawman named chief at Troy University

Chief George Beaudry talks with members of the Troy University Police Department following the announcement of his selection to the job. (TROY photo/Joey Meredith)
 

Troy University officials today named veteran Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Capt. George Beaudry chief of the Troy University Police Department, following an extensive nationwide search.

He officially assumes command of the department Oct. 1. 

“Chief Beaudry has a history of community engagement in law enforcement, enjoys a solid reputation for leading a diverse force of…

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