Troy University awarded passport grant to aid in study abroad opportunities

Thanks to IIE, up to 25 TROY students will be eligible for their first passport.

Thanks to IIE, up to 25 TROY students will be eligible for their first passport.

Troy University is one of 51 institutions selected by the Institute of International Education (IIE) to receive an IIE American Passport Project grant that will enable up to 25 TROY students to obtain their first U.S. passport and open the pathway to study abroad. 

The American Passport Project seeks to reach diverse student populations and institutions that…

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70-year-old Lillie Smith ‘just keeps going,’ earns master’s degree during Montgomery Campus’ fall commencement ceremony

Lillie Smith is hooded as she received her master's degree during the fall commencement ceremony at the Montgomery Campus on Dec. 18.

Lillie Smith is hooded as she received her master's degree during the fall commencement ceremony at the Montgomery Campus on Dec. 18.

When 70-year-old Lillie Thompson Smith walked across the Davis Theatre for the Performing Arts stage at Troy University’s Montgomery Campus on Dec. 18 to receive her master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, it was the realization of a lifelong dream and the culmination of a lot of hard work. However, the new TROY graduate…

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Troy University’s McNair Scholars program receives renewed federal funding

Retired Navy Capt. Synthia Jones and her husband, Greg, a retired FBI agent, speak during last year's McNair Scholars Speaker Series.

Retired Navy Capt. Synthia Jones and her husband, Greg, a retired FBI agent, speak during last year's McNair Scholars Speaker Series.

Funding for Troy University’s McNair Scholars Program has been renewed through a grant from the U.S. Department of Education.

The Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program is designed to provide first generation, low income, and underrepresented student populations the opportunity to increase the attainment of PhD degrees and has been offered at Troy University since…

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U.S. Department of Education extends funding for TROY’s Upward Bound program

As a part of their summer program, TROY Upward Bound participants visited Kennedy Space Center.

As a part of their summer program, TROY Upward Bound participants visited Kennedy Space Center.

Troy University’s TRIO-Upward Bound program, which helps students succeed in high school and navigate the transition to college, has been renewed for five years through funding from the U.S. Department of Education.

Upward Bound, which has been in operation at TROY since 1992, provides academic, counseling, social, and recreational activities designed to build the academic…

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