Alumni

Wiregrass golf tournament raises $13,000 in scholarships

October 6, 2017
By Greg Phillips

It’s become a Dothan tradition.

Each year, Troy University alumni and supporters – many of whom have no ties to the University – gather together at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at Highland Oaks to play golf and raise scholarship money for local high school students.

Thursday marked the 16th annual Jackson Thornton TROY…

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Alumnus Scott Lumpkin brings Hollywood to Alabama

October 4, 2017
By Matt Clower

Dozens of Troy University theatre students are gathered inside a classroom affectionately known as the “Black Box” thanks to its coal-colored floor and walls.

The class is on creativity, but on this day in August the focus is on someone who has put his creativity to work producing movies—alumnus D. Scott Lumpkin.

Lumpkin told the…

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TROY grad working to bring back college football video games

October 3, 2017
By Greg Phillips

It’s been four long years since college football fans have been able to recreate the pomp and pageantry of the latest season on a video game console.

Lawsuits and legal concerns led top-shelf producer EA Sports to abandon its decades-running “NCAA Football” series in 2013, but a former Troy University student and his cousin are…

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