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TROY grad working to preserve Civil Rights Movement history

TROY graduate Hayden McDaniel, right, credits history professor Dr. Marty Olliff with inspiring her to pursue a career in archiving.

TROY graduate Hayden McDaniel, right, credits history professor Dr. Marty Olliff with inspiring her to pursue a career in archiving.

A Troy University alumna has put her degrees to good use by making a difference in the fight to preserve one of the most important historical eras in U.S. history.

Dothan native Hayden McDaniel has spent the last year organizing and digitizing interviews with men and women who lived through the Civil Rights Era in…

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Troy University partnering with two Dothan child care centers

Education faculty at the Dothan Campus will be providing teaching assistance to two local child care centers.

Education faculty at the Dothan Campus will be providing teaching assistance to two local child care centers.

Troy University is partnering with two Dothan child care centers to help 4-year-olds better transition into kindergarten.

Project Pre-K to K Transition will provide teaching assistance to Eastside Childcare Learning Center, located on Columbia Highway, and Pal-A-Roos Daycare, located on Hodgesville Road, starting Sept. 12.

“The Pre-K to K Transition Project was formed from recognizing…

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75-year-old completes 50-year journey with Troy University degree

 

Irene Whitehurst Johnson knows a little something about perseverance.

For more than 50 years, she took college courses off and on while working in civil services and raising her children, all in an attempt to attain a college degree.

On Sunday, May 15, her perseverance paid off when the 75-year-old Enterprise resident walked across a…

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