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FEATURED STORIES
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Turning Points
Dr. Doug Hawkins, President Pro Tempore
Emeritus of the University’s Board of Trustees,
offers a colorful and unique view of the history of
Troy University in his new book “Turning Points.”
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Secretary of State
TROY graduate is Washington‘s 15th
Secretary of State.
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Water Resources Director
TROY names first director
of Water Resource Center.
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Honor Roll of Donors
TROY recognizes those who have given back to
the University during the last campaign year.
ON THE COVER
Troy University honored the
service and dedication of former
Congressman Terry Everett in
November, officially dedicating
R. Terry Everett Hall and opening
the Everett Congressional Library
on the Dothan Campus. Everett
represented Alabama’s Second
Congressional District from
1993-2009.
More on pg. 8
thank you
Troy University alumnus John Griffin proudly displayed his TROY flag while serving as a United States Marine in
Afghanistan in 2010. Military members like John inspired Mrs. Janice Hawkins in 2006 to establish the TROY for
Troops program to thank those on active military duty as well as their families
.
John was featured on the cover of
Dr. and Mrs. Hawkins 2013 Christmas card.
IN EVERY ISSUE
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torchlight
Grant extends TROY’s reach to
Republic of Georgia
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International Flavor
Troy University welcomed officials from Chinese
universities in October as a part of the second
annual International Symposium on Alabama-
China Education and Culture..
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Trojan Territory
Academic All-American
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Alumnotes
News from TROY Alumni