Tag Archives: Making a Difference

TROY sophomore creates scholarship fund to aid fellow students

September 6, 2016
By Savanah Weed

It is ordinary for a university to award scholarships to its students; however, what is extraordinary is awarding a scholarship funded by another student.

Troy University sophomore Cole Debardelaben, a computer science major from Deatsville, Alabama, worked with the Office of Development and the Troy University Foundation to create the Robert N. “Cole” Debardelaben Current…

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TROY Vietnam Alumni Chapter volunteers at orphanage

September 1, 2016
By Matt Clower

Troy University alumni continue to make positive impacts on their communities all around the world.

Members of the TROY Vietnam Alumni Chapter recently spent time volunteering at Saint An’s Orphanage located in Bui Chu, Nam Dinh City. The group delivered gifts of rice, snacks and children’s books to the nearly 100 orphans, many of whom have…

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TROY grad working to preserve Civil Rights Movement history

August 31, 2016
By Greg Phillips

A Troy University alumna has put her degrees to good use by making a difference in the fight to preserve one of the most important historical eras in U.S. history.

Dothan native Hayden McDaniel has spent the last year organizing and digitizing interviews with men and women who lived through the Civil Rights Era in…

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