Tag Archives: Making a Difference

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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TROY alumni protecting endangered species from the skies

May 5, 2017
By Savanah Weed

In response to the expanding, global epidemic of poaching, a group of TROY alumni have created an organization to help park rangers and wildlife reserves protect themselves and endangered animals.

Wildlife Aviation Group, founded by Bryan Wallace (’87) and John Schaper (’86), aims to become the leading provider of aerial conservation services, defending endangered wildlife and…

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TROY accounting students provide free tax assistance to locals in need

April 11, 2017
By Savanah Weed

Accounting students at Troy University spent the first half of their semester processing tax returns for low-income individuals and the elderly under the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program.

Dena Mitchell, an assistant professor in the School of Accountancy and a site coordinator for the VITA program, said TROY students in ACT 4494 and 4495 participate…

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