U.S. Rep. Martha Roby to address TROY graduates

Posted: Tuesday, 03 May 2011

MONTGOMERY — U.S. Rep. Martha Roby will deliver the keynote address to Troy University graduates during spring commencement exercises at the Montgomery Campus on Monday, May 16.

Commencement will begin at 7 p.m. inside the Davis Theatre for the Performing Arts. More than 180 students will receive graduate and undergraduate degrees during the ceremony.

A former member of the Montgomery City Council, Roby was elected in November 2010 to represent Alabama’s 2nd Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Roby is a native of Montgomery. Prior to entering public service, she practiced law and remains a member in good standing with the Alabama and Mississippi bar associations. She received her undergraduate degree in 1998 from New York University and her law degree from the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University in 2001.