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Veterans find business success through Small Business Development Center

Veterans John Cappadoro and Jim McDonough sought support and expertise through the SBDC at TROY for their company, Veterans Cleaning Solutions.

Veterans John Cappadoro and Jim McDonough sought support and expertise through the SBDC at TROY for their company, Veterans Cleaning Solutions.

When Jim McDonough was looking at his options after serving in the military for 22 years, contracting with the Army, although lucrative, wasn’t what he had in mind.

Instead, he and his partner John Cappadoro, decided to put family over financial gain and launch a small business.

More than a decade later, Veterans Cleaning Solutions is…

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TROY senior wins American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences award

Isabella Alvarez won the award for the best student paper.

Isabella Alvarez won the award for the best student paper.

Isabella Alvarez, a senior human resource management major, was recognized at the 28th annual American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences (ASBBS) Conference, winning “Best Student Paper” for her essay entry.

“This essay and the competition as a whole embodied everything I love about my major,” said Alvarez. “My essay was a compilation of ethics, safety…

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IDEA Bank is spurring student entrepreneurs in Troy Bank & Trust Entrepreneurship Program

Troy University students are growing their businesses through the Troy Bank & Trust Entrepreneurship Program and supported by the IDEA Bank.

Troy University students are growing their businesses through the Troy Bank & Trust Entrepreneurship Program and supported by the IDEA Bank.

For eight Troy University students, the IDEA Bank on the square in downtown Troy is an important building block for their start-up businesses.

The students – all part of the Troy Bank and Trust Entrepreneurship Program at Troy University – earn a minor in entrepreneurship and come from all academic majors, not just business-related ones….

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TROY student’s bakery satisfies sweet tooths

Lexii Hutchison is making her mark with Lexii's Nutty Creations, which specializes in desserts.

Lexii Hutchison is making her mark with Lexii's Nutty Creations, which specializes in desserts.

Although sophomore Alexis “Lexii” Hutchison isn’t a big fan of sweets herself, she’s known among TROY students for her sweet and savory desserts.

Hutchison, a native of Tallassee, Alabama, developed her love for cooking during her junior year of high school in an event planning course.

Hutchison’s final project was a baking contest called “Cupcake…

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