Alumni

TROY alum working with stars at Nashville Songwriters Association International

August 10, 2018
By Greg Phillips

With four months still to go before graduation, Troy University student Leah Hudson found herself working for the biggest not-for-profit songwriting organization in the world.

It was quite a unique situation for a college student, particularly one majoring in anthropology.

Hudson’s unlikely journey began as an undergrad when she developed an interest in the cultural…

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Medal of Honor recipient Adkins shares story in new book

July 10, 2018
By Matt Clower

Troy University alumnus Bennie Adkins, whose heroism during the Vietnam War earned him a belated Medal of Honor in 2014, is sharing his story in his own words with a new book out now.

In “A Tiger Among Us,” written with author Katie Lamar Jackson, Adkins shares the harrowing account of the vicious four-day battle…

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TROY alum participating in Harvard summer research internship

July 9, 2018
By Greg Phillips

A recent Troy University graduate is currently gaining hands-on medical experience through a prestigious summer research internship with Harvard Medical School.

Blake Swicord, a 2017 TROY graduate and current University of Alabama Birmingham medical student, gained acceptance into the Harvard Catalyst Visiting Research Internship Program, which pairs students with mentors in labs at Harvard-affiliated hospitals.

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