Troy University Magazine
Donna Clark Schubert
Rob Drinkard (09)
Gerald Baxter, Loretta Clark (11), Matt Clower (04),
Andy Ellis, Chynna McKillion
Cass Davis (06), Kevin Glackmeyer
Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr.
SVC for Advancement and External Relations
Dr. John Schmidt
AVC for Marketing and Communication
Donna Clark Schubert
AVC for Development
Dr. Jean Laliberte
Alumni Affairs Director
Faith Ward (81, 87)
National Alumni Association President
Jerry Williams (69, 77)
Troy University Magazine is published three
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IN EVERY ISSUE
TROY becomes home to the nation’s
first collegiate Exchange Club.
Six home games highlight the Trojan’s 2014
Student Alumni Association aims to show
students the importance of remaining involved
News from TROY Alumni
TROY’s unique spirit is communicated in many
ways, but the University’s new ad campaign does it
through the voices of real Trojan Warriors.
W.A. Gayle Planetarium
Eyes are on the sky in the newly remodeled,
state-of-the-art planetarium in Montgomery.
Alumni Hall Demolition
For Dean Herbert Reeves, the demolition of
Alumni Hall brings special memories
and a clear vision for the future.
TROY Trojans take to the skies through a
unique commercial aviation partnership
with Mauna Loa Helicopters.
Not many people live to see two buildings named
in their honor, let alone three, but TROY’s new
Long Hall honors the legacy of its namesake
through cutting-edge design and technology.
ON THE COVER
The University’s newest
advertising campaign – Trojan
Warrior Spirit – tells the TROY
story through the words of real-life
students, faculty and alumni like
Madison Wilson, a recent hospitality,
sport and tourism graduate from
The palladium atop Bibb Graves Hall was replaced in May. This wasn’t the first time the structure has been
replaced on the Troy Campus’ iconic building. The current palladium was put in place in 1979, while the building
itself was originally constructed in 1929. The new palladium is identical to the previous ones, and its installation
was completed in about a week.