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GMC and Troy University Sign Articulation Agreement

Georgia Military College and Troy University Sign Articulation Agreement

Retired Army Major General David C. Coburn, Executive Director of Georgia Military College’s Columbus Campus, and Dr. Lance Tatum, Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at Troy University, finalize an agreement that will provide GMC graduates a pathway to continue their educational pursuits at TROY. Participating in the signing ceremony are (from left) GMC’s David Fulmer, Associate Vice President for Academic Records and Institutional Registrar, GMC’s Dr. Derek Stone, Associate Chief Academic Officer, and Dr. Dionne Rosser-Mims, TROY’s Phenix City Campus Vice Chancellor. (TROY photo)

Georgia Military College and Troy University, in the spirit of academic cooperation, signed an articulation agreement to facilitate the transfer of graduates of GMC to Troy University. At Georgia Military College, one of the core missions is to provide pathways for the successful transfer of its degree programs and coursework into a four-year institution. In alignment with this mission, this agreement with Troy University expands educational opportunities for GMC graduates wanting to pursue a bachelor-level degree.

“We welcome the chance for Georgia Military College graduates to seamlessly complete their undergraduate degrees at TROY,” said Dr. Lance Tatum, Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. “TROY can become a second home for GMC students.”

This agreement formally recognizes that Georgia Military College and Troy University are committed to the establishment of an educational partnership to better serve currently enrolled and future students at both institutions, as well as support economic development in the communities served by these educational institutions. Under the terms of the agreement, GMC students who have earned an associate degree will qualify for unconditional admission with a 2.0 grade point average on a minimum of 24 semester hours of college work attempted.

“At GMC, our motto is ‘Start Here… Go Anywhere’ and this partnership ensures that our students can do just that and complete their bachelor’s degree at Troy University,” said Lieutenant General (Ret) William B. Caldwell, IV, President of Georgia Military College. “We’re thrilled to partner with Troy University in this way, to continue contributing to student success.”

This agreement this opportunity provides is available to any GMC student that meets the qualifications of Troy University.

Georgia Military College is an accredited public-independent liberal arts college with twelve community college campuses throughout the state of Georgia, a Global Online College, and a main campus in Milledgeville serving both residential cadets and non-cadet/non-residential commuter students and intercollegiate athletes. GMC is a federally recognized Predominantly Black Institution (PBI) with 56% of the student body being minority students. A primary focus of Georgia Military College is awarding Associate Degrees and preparing students for transfer to four-year colleges and universities.  A second focus is to provide pathways for students to attain their four-year Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) Degree. Georgia Military College’s mission is to produce educated citizens and contributing members of society in an environment conducive to the development of the intellect and character of its students. “Start Here…Go Anywhere!” For more information about Georgia Military College, visit Like us on Facebook at, follow us on Twitter @GaMilCollege and Instagram @_georgiamilitarycollege.

Troy University operates four campuses in Troy, Montgomery, Dothan and Phenix City, Alabama and is a leader in online education with a worldwide enrollment of 17,000. Known as Alabama’s International University, TROY has more than 1,000 students representing 76 countries and provides instruction at partner institutions around the world. The University is committed to supporting active and reserve military members, veterans and military families and is an educational partner with the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and the Coast Guard. TROY provides military-specific scholarships and TROY for Troops support centers to military affiliated students and veterans.