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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Green New Deal discussion needs to consider the ‘why’

October 4, 2019

submitted by Dr. Sig Harden

We would like to thank our colleague for starting the conversation about renewable energy in the perspective article in the August 22 Troy Today entitled “ A ‘renewable electric grid’ may be a mirage.”  This article illustrated many important points, and highlighted some of the challenges we face moving to a renewable…

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Professionally Engaged, Globally Prepared: How My Business School Prepared Me for Success

August 30, 2019
By Olivia Walleser

Thanks to recent media, it’s no longer such a bad thing to be a geek. Shows like Stranger Things, billionaires like Bill Gates, and production companies like Marvel Studios are making “geeks” cool again. And so is my alma mater, Troy University.

The Sorrell College of Business’s GEEKS program was created to better engage students…

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