It Came From the Archives: Dothan received the Queen in 1952

Betty Phillips, Mutual Broadcasting Company's 2000th Queen for a Day, visited Dothan in 1952.

Betty Phillips, Mutual Broadcasting Company's 2000th Queen for a Day, visited Dothan in 1952.

Over the years the National Peanut Festival has produced hundreds of local queens and princesses, but in 1952 it hosted one whose name was not known until October 24.

That was Betty Phillips of Los Angeles, who was the Mutual Broadcasting System’s 2000th Queen for A Day.

“Queen For A Day” was a game show…

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Troy University as seen through the eyes of incoming freshmen

TROYventure participants were treated to an on campus photoshoot prior to attending a downtown band party.

TROYventure participants were treated to an on campus photoshoot prior to attending a downtown band party.

Troy University took a step forward in expanding the University Social Media Ambassador’s program during the first-ever TROYventure event held earlier this summer.

Ten incoming freshmen women were invited to participate in a two-day glamping-style event where they got to spend the night on the Quad and experience what it’s like to be on campus…

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TROY graduate student describes and names a new species of mud dragon

TROY graduate student Madison Kennedy found enough specimens of a new species of mud dragon to formally describe it.

TROY graduate student Madison Kennedy found enough specimens of a new species of mud dragon to formally describe it.

While conducting research for her master’s thesis, Troy University graduate student Madison Kennedy found a new kind of mud dragon and named it in memory of her late brother.

A mud dragon is a microscopic creature in the phylum Kinorhyncha that lives on the bottom of the ocean. She saw that a few of the…

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Week-long series of events highlight International Education Week at Troy University

International Education Week kicks off Sunday, Nov. 13 and features a week full of activities at TROY.

International Education Week kicks off Sunday, Nov. 13 and features a week full of activities at TROY.

When International Education Week begins on Sunday, Nov. 13., Troy University students will kick off a weeklong celebration.

The University, known as Alabama’s International University with more than 1,000 international students, places a premium on TROY student becoming globally competitive.

“[Diversity] helps students prepare for being a global citizen and have an open mind after…

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