Alumni

Dothan attorney alum credits Student Support Services for his success

May 3, 2017
By Greg Phillips

Two decades ago, Aaron Gartlan was a student looking for help at Troy University’s Dothan Campus.

He felt lost and aimless as an undergraduate, so he sought tutoring and academic counseling.

What he found, though, was something more lasting: support.

“I had been feeling I was lost in the shuffle of failures and mistakes and…

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Alumna Geraldine Boothe made a difference in Covington County

April 24, 2017
By Tom Davis

Troy University alumna Geraldine Grimes Boothe of Opp taught in the classrooms of rural Covington County for almost 45 years, inspiring countless thousands of students and serving as a role model for her peers. Mrs. Boothe, the mother of TROY alumnus and District 89 State Rep. Alan Boothe, passed away April 18, 2017.

Chancellor Jack…

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Medal of Honor recipient helping Special Forces members attend college

April 14, 2017
By Clif Lusk

TROY alumnus and Medal of Honor winner Bennie Adkins wants to serve today’s Special Forces in a way that will help them transition to civilian life.

The former Green Beret and retired command sergeant major in the U.S. Army Special Forces spent three tours of duty in Vietnam, serving in some of the most active…

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