TROY student, Miss Alabama USA, competing for Miss USA

May 11, 2017
By Greg Phillips

A Troy University sophomore is getting ready to compete in one of the most prestigious pageants in the country.

Baylee Smith, 19, is representing Alabama in the 2017 Miss USA Competition, which airs Sunday, May 14 at 7 p.m. on FOX.

Smith won the Miss Alabama USA title last November, an achievement that took the…

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Arts Center an inspiring new home for graphic design students

May 10, 2017
By Savanah Weed

Since its construction, the International Arts Center (IAC) has provided TROY’s graphic design students with new resources for creativity and an atmosphere of inspiration.

The IAC, which was formally opened alongside the Janice Hawkins Cultural Arts Park last November, is home to two art galleries, an interpretive center and the university’s graphic design program, which…

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DNP student receives $1.1 million grant for breastfeeding education program

May 9, 2017
By Matt Clower

Six years ago, Troy University graduate nursing student Kimarie Bugg took a moment of professional setback and turned it into an opportunity for even greater success.

As a nurse in Atlanta, Bugg spent more than 20 years doing groundbreaking work supporting breastfeeding education, including starting the first lactation program in the state at Grady Hospital….

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