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Strive for significance, not just success, Mayor Todd Strange tells TROY graduates

Montgomery Mayor Todd Strange delivers the keynote address on Friday during the spring commencement ceremony at the Troy Campus.

Montgomery Mayor Todd Strange delivers the keynote address on Friday during the spring commencement ceremony at the Troy Campus.

Montgomery Mayor Todd Strange encouraged Troy University graduates to strive not only for success but also for significance during Friday’s spring commencement ceremony on the Troy Campus.

Nearly 1,000 students received diplomas during Friday’s commencement ceremony, making it the largest graduation in TROY history. The graduating class represents 26 U.S. states and 22 nations.

“Success…

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New downtown Montgomery park pays tribute to Rosa Parks

Lower Dexter Park, located at 29 Dexter Avenue, is located on the site of the former Montgomery Fair building where Rosa Parks worked as a seamstress.

Lower Dexter Park, located at 29 Dexter Avenue, is located on the site of the former Montgomery Fair building where Rosa Parks worked as a seamstress.

A park, located in downtown Montgomery on the site of the department store where Rosa Parks worked as a seamstress, officially opened on Thursday with some special elements paying tribute to the “Mother of the Civil Rights Movement.”

The pocket part, located between buildings at 29 Dexter Ave., has been designated Lower Dexter Park and…

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New partnership to provide benefit to Troy University, Valiant Cross students

Scholars from Valiant Cross Academy perform part of their daily Morning Village pledges during Tuesday's partnership announcement.

Scholars from Valiant Cross Academy perform part of their daily Morning Village pledges during Tuesday's partnership announcement.

MONTGOMERY — Troy University and Montgomery’s Valiant Cross Academy announced a new partnership on Tuesday that will allow the school’s eighth and ninth grades to be located on the University’s Montgomery Campus.

Through the partnership, which was announced during a ceremony at TROY’s Rosa Parks Museum, Valiant Cross, an all-male private academy currently serving sixth…

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Troy University rings in Chinese New Year with celebration of international education efforts

Students from Troy University’s Confucius Classroom at LAMP perform the Chinese Lion Dance to begin the Chinese New Year Appreciation Banquet.

Students from Troy University’s Confucius Classroom at LAMP perform the Chinese Lion Dance to begin the Chinese New Year Appreciation Banquet.

Troy University celebrated the impact of its international education efforts on Thursday night, highlighting the work of its Confucius Institute during a Chinese New Year Appreciation Banquet at the Montgomery Renaissance Hotel and Convention Center.

In addition, the University presented two replica terracotta warriors to the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts in honor of Montgomery…

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