Tag Archives: Students

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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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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It’s OK not to graduate “on time”

April 27, 2017
By Chris Niquette

Every college student’s favorite question is, “When are you graduating?” especially if they’re not graduating within the “normal” time frame.

Unfortunately for the most part, students who are not graduating within the four-year plan didn’t do so intentionally — some changed majors and it set them back, while others changed schools and credits did not transfer,…

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