News

ACHE honors Hawkins for 30 years as Chancellor at Troy University

December 12, 2019
By Andy Ellis

The Alabama Commission on Higher Education on Friday honored Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr. for reaching a milestone of service at Troy University.

ACHE Chairman Charles E. Sanders, Jr. read a resolution into the record calling Dr. Hawkins “a champion for higher education” in Alabama and recognizing him for 30 years of “outstanding service to…

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Center for Student Success partners with Peace Corps

December 12, 2019
By Victoria Cirilli

Troy University’s John W. Schmidt Center for Student Success has partnered with the Peace Corps to offer a Peace Corps Prep certificate.

This program is advantageous for students applying to the Peace Corps and prepares students for careers in public service. 

Roger “Trey” Smith, who graduates in December, is the first TROY student…

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Perspectives

It Came from the Archives: ‘The biggest parade ever staged in Dothan’

December 10, 2019
By Dr. Marty Olliff

The Great Depression had ravaged the United States for years when Franklin D. Roosevelt was inaugurated president on March 4, 1933. His New Deal resulted in passage of 16 landmark bills in the first ever “Hundred Days” that ended on June 16.

On that 100th day, Congress passed the National Industrial Recovery Act, one…

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