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Mendenhall named Associate Dean of Sorrell College

August 6, 2020
By Clif Lusk

Dr. Allen Mendenhall has been named Associate Dean of the Sorrell College of Business. 

Mendenhall, who has served as Associate Dean of the Faulkner University Thomas Goode Jones School of Law since 2016, also serves as executive director of the Blackstone & Burke Center for Law & Liberty, as a policy adviser to The Heartland…

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TROY graduates reflect on unique commencement

July 31, 2020
By Greg Phillips

The hundreds of graduates who walked across the Trojan Arena stage during last week’s three-part commencement ceremony knew they were taking part in a unique event in Troy University history.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, social distancing measures and masks were implemented, and three different ceremonies were held.

“It was very odd to begin with….

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Former SOTS drum major passes away after battle with COVID-19

July 31, 2020
By Michael Bird, M. Ed.

Dr. Robert Lawrence, a native of Lanett, was the first African American elected to serve as Drum Major of the “Sound of the South” band in 1979.  

The band that year was one of the largest in University history; in fact, a portrait of that special year is still displayed in Long Hall.  

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