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    University dedicates Gerald O. Dial Hall

    News | October 26, 2020

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    Lucy Pu crowned Homecoming Queen

    News | October 24, 2020

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    Dothan nursing program unveils new simulator

    News | October 22, 2020

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Highest ranking woman in U.S. military history is TROY alumna

 

The most powerful woman in the U.S. military earned a master’s degree from Troy University.

Earlier this year, Air Force Gen. Lori Robinson was named commander of the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and United States Northern Command (NORTHCOM), making her the first female combatant commander in the country’s history.

“While I recognize it’s…

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Troy University selected to help Chilean teachers learn about America

A group of high school teachers from Chile spent the month of July learning the English language and American culture courtesy of Troy University.

A group of high school teachers from Chile spent the month of July learning the English language and American culture courtesy of Troy University.

A group of high school teachers from Chile spent the month of July learning the English language and American culture courtesy of Troy University.

The University was selected by the U.S. Embassy in Santiago, Chile, to host and teach the Chilean visitors English as a Second Language.

Those participating in the program were high school…

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A Study in Empathy

 

In my younger and more vulnerable years as a college English teacher, a student in my World Literature class asked why he had to take a General Studies literature course. Up to that time, I thought the truth was self-evident—literature was important in its own right. I gave him the best response that I knew:…

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The quotable Donald Trump: ‘good copy’ for journalists

 

Presidential candidate Donald Trump reminds me of a county commissioner whom I couldn’t resist quoting.

Jerry Steele was a member of the Monroe County Commission when I was editor of the Monroeville newspaper. Commission meetings were usually short and dull (possibly because the decisions had already been made behind closed doors), but Commissioner Steele would…

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