Tag Archives: Commencement

Celebrate ‘this place,’ but prepare for the next, Coley tells Troy University graduates

January 30, 2017
By Andy Ellis

Dr. Brenda Coley, superintendent of Russell County Schools, challenged Troy University graduates embrace life’s seasons, both good and bad, and to continue the journey that ultimately leads to purpose in life.

Speaking to more than 140 graduates from the Phenix City Campus and the Columbus/Fort Benning Site on Friday at the Columbus Convention and Trade…

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Alumna, Russell County Superintendent Brenda Coley to address Troy University graduates

January 17, 2017
By Andy Ellis

Dr. Brenda Coley, superintendent of Russell County Schools, will deliver the keynote address to Troy University graduates on Friday, Jan. 27, during a joint fall commencement ceremony for the Phenix City Campus and the Columbus/Fort Benning Site.

The ceremony will be held at 7 p.m. (EST) at the Columbus Convention and Trade Center. More than…

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Dothan resident overcomes period of homelessness to earn TROY degree

January 11, 2017
By Greg Phillips

For a college student, graduation is the culmination of a years-long journey.

In the case of recent Troy University graduate Mica Robinson, that journey was more challenging than most.

Robinson, who graduated from the University’s Dothan Campus in December, spent the bulk of her college career in a state of homelessness.

“In (about) 2013, I…

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