Tag Archives: Staff

TROY’s Sara Jo Burks crowned Ms. Senior USA

June 26, 2018
By Andy Ellis

Through the years, Sara Jo Burks has helped prepare many young ladies at Troy University to compete on the pageant stage.

Earlier this month, however, it was Burks and not one of her students in front of the bright lights. Burks, who serves as assistant director of housing and residence life at Troy University, was…

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Photog’s shutter frozen at 61

December 21, 2017
By Clif Lusk

Troy University’s Chief Photographer Kevin Glackmeyer died at home Dec. 19 from cancer. He was 61. He went peacefully in his sleep. He was a Beatle’s fanatic.

In my mind, I’ve stared at those lines for days. I have written hundreds of “obits” during my career in newspapers. I’ve written my share of “obit stories”…

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Giving back: McSwean changes lives, honors mother through scholarship gift

August 1, 2017
By Andy Ellis

After 20 years as a practicing attorney with the same firm, Malcolm McSwean wanted a change. That change would take the form of a new position with Troy University as a disability services coordinator for TROY Online where, today, he also assists the Student Success Team.

“When I found out about this position being open,…

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