Tag Archives: Alumni

World War II-era alumni reunite on Homecoming weekend

October 21, 2016
By Savanah Weed

The World War II-era Alumni Reunion this past Saturday sought to recreate the feel of the ‘40s for the graduates of what was then Troy State Teachers College.

The Troy University jazz ensemble played hits such as “It Had to Be You,” “Don’t Sit Under the Apple Tree,” and “Georgia on My Mind” in between…

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Born premature, alumnus Horton overcame odds to find success

October 13, 2016
By Savanah Weed

The lyrics “To grow in knowledge, truth and strength, our journey never ends” in Troy University’s Alma Mater have a special meaning to a recent TROY alumnus who had three major surgeries before he was 4 months old.

Jon Logan Horton, a former history major from Grove Hill, Alabama, says his journey just kept continuing…

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Wiregrass alumni raise scholarship funds with golf tournament

October 10, 2016
By Greg Phillips

About 200 Troy University alumni and supporters participated in the 2016 Jackson Thornton TROY Alumni Invitational golf tournament in Dothan this week.

The annual tournament raises money that will fund Troy University scholarships for area high schoolers.

“It’s great to give back and maybe help someone else continue on with their education,” said Phillip Gilley,…

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