fbpx

Italy inspires English students while studying abroad

Anna Shay Wasden, left, was among several TROY students who took part in the Summer Arts Academy in Pietrasanta, Italy.

Anna Shay Wasden, left, was among several TROY students who took part in the Summer Arts Academy in Pietrasanta, Italy.

When one thinks of traveling to Italy, they typically envision the big cities and all they have to offer: colorful clusters of homes in Cinque Terre, historical sites in Rome, gondolas cruising in Venice, bustling fashion shows in Milan. But, anyone who has wandered upon a bloom of jasmine on an abandoned street or brushed…

Read More

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedIn

It Came from the Archives: Photos of a Dothan neighborhood, 1958

Dr. Marty Olliff examines low-income housing in Dothan in the 1950s in this edition of his monthly column.

Dr. Marty Olliff examines low-income housing in Dothan in the 1950s in this edition of his monthly column.

Archival collections sometimes tell stories beyond those on their face. Archivists talk about collections found in attics or on roadsides, and some collections have had narrow escapes from destruction.

The Bill Church Collection (record group 101) is one of those. A long-time Dothan resident, Mr. Church was chatting with a workman burning debris from a…

Read More

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedIn

Robocalls make cell users fear answering the phone

A cell phone tower relays unwanted

A cell phone tower relays unwanted "robocalls" on a daily basis. (photo/Wikimedia Commons)

AMillions of Americans fear answering their phone due to a plague of billions of robocalls. These calls have made a mockery of the national Do Not Call Registry and touch on several public policy questions.

We had seemingly ended the problem of unwanted telemarketing calls. Congress authorized the Do Not Call Registry in 2003 after…

Read More

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedIn

TROY Master’s at Work helps professionals achieve goals

TROY student Erika Barnes Ford shares her experiences with the Master's at Work MPA program, which helps working professionals earn a master's degree.

TROY student Erika Barnes Ford shares her experiences with the Master's at Work MPA program, which helps working professionals earn a master's degree.

Returning to school at nearly 50 years of age has been more taxing than I originally anticipated, TROY Master’s at Work MPA Program has exceeded my expectations. It’s the perfect complement to aid me in achieving my professional goals. The structure—in-person lectures and online classes—has helped me have a more productive experience.

I began my…

Read More

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedIn

More From

It Came from the Archives: The Weems Family

It Came from the Archives: The Weems Family

Read More
It Came from the Archives: The Life and Times of Dr. Espy

It Came from the Archives: The Life and Times of Dr. Espy

Read More
“Mamma Mia!” production  prompts ABBA revisit

“Mamma Mia!” production prompts ABBA revisit

Read More
Anti-vaccination attitudes reflect decline in trust of government

Anti-vaccination attitudes reflect decline in trust of government

Read More