Alumni News and Achievements: June 2017

June 30, 2017
By Andy Ellis

This month’s roundup of alumni news and achievements includes Sarah Clemmons (75) who has been named president of Chipola College, Jeff Adams (90) who has published a new book on leadership and organizational success, and Rear Adm. Babette Bolivar (97) who has taken command of the U.S. Navy Region of the South.

Horace H. Horn, Jr….

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TROY alum launching video series to highlight refugee women

June 29, 2017
By Greg Phillips

Leah Williams has worn many hats in her professional life. Now, she’s looking to add another: documentarian.

Williams, a 2006 Troy University graduate with a degree in communications, has launched an Indiegogo campaign to fund a pilot episode of a documentary series called American Immigrant Stories.

Since leaving the Troy Campus, Williams has worked…

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TROY graduate overcomes tragedy to achieve dream

June 12, 2017
By Jonathan Sellers

Kimberly Peacock of Pine Mountain, Ga., endured something no parent ever wants to go through.  During Peacock’s second semester as a graduate nursing student at TROY, her 20-year-old son passed away.

The devastating loss nearly made Peacock withdraw from the program.  However, with the help of family and her professors at the Phenix City Campus,…

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