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It Came from the Archives: A.A. Wiley and the founding of Troy University

In this edition of his column, Dr. Marty Olliff delves into the history of one of the men who helped TROY come into existence.

In this edition of his column, Dr. Marty Olliff delves into the history of one of the men who helped TROY come into existence.

Feb. 26, 2021, marks the 134th anniversary of Troy University’s original predecessor, the State Normal School at Troy.  This didn’t happen with a simple petition, as Troy’s former president Edward Shackelford notes in his 1937 history, The First Fifty Years of the State Teachers College at Troy, Alabama, but with lobbying committees and an enabling…

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It Came from the Archives: Dothan’s suffragist, Scottie McKenzie Frasier

This guest column from TROY alumna Dr. Hayden McDaniel discusses a groundbreaking Dothan woman whose story can be found in the Wiregrass Archives.

This guest column from TROY alumna Dr. Hayden McDaniel discusses a groundbreaking Dothan woman whose story can be found in the Wiregrass Archives.

The year 2020 marks the centennial of the 19th Amendment that extended the elective franchise to women. Alabama’s story of suffrage is complicated, as even suffragists disagreed on who should ultimately be allowed to vote. There were organizations and individuals across the state that lobbied tirelessly for women’s right to vote, including in the Wiregrass,…

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Regions Bank VP to TROY grads: Embrace responsibility

A total of 75 students walked across the stage at the Dothan Civic Center on Sunday.

A total of 75 students walked across the stage at the Dothan Civic Center on Sunday.

Regions Bank Senior Vice President Lamar Brooks encouraged 75 Troy University graduates Sunday to embrace the responsibilities of leadership.

Brooks delivered the keynote address at the Dothan Campus fall commencement ceremony, which was held at the Dothan Civic Center.

Brooks, a TROY alumnus who currently serves on the Dothan Campus Advisory Board, told the graduates…

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Dothan Campus fall commencement set for Dec. 13

Everett Hall in Dothan
 

Regions Bank Senior Vice President Lamar Brooks will deliver the keynote address at Troy University’s Dothan Campus fall commencement exercises Sunday, Dec. 13 at 3 p.m. inside the Dothan Civic Center.

More than 100 graduates are expected to walk across the stage during the ceremony, at which social distancing will be observed.

Graduates are limited…

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