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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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Dothan nursing program unveils new pediatric simulator

The simulator is located in the new simulation lab at Adams Hall on the Dothan Campus.

The simulator is located in the new simulation lab at Adams Hall on the Dothan Campus.

Troy University’s School of Nursing at the Dothan Campus has grown significantly in recent years, and newly purchased equipment will give students more hands-on experience than ever before.

This week, the department unveiled a new SimJunior pediatric simulator, which will give nursing students a chance to practice real-world techniques on a life-sized simulated child patient.

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It Came from the Archives: A singing convention at the 1949 Houston County Fair

Dr. Marty Olliff's latest column focuses on a singing tradition that hit the Wiregrass in 1949.

Dr. Marty Olliff's latest column focuses on a singing tradition that hit the Wiregrass in 1949.

In Southern folklife the singing convention has a long and illustrious history.  Always commercial ventures, they changed in scale as communication, printing, and travel technology expanded their market.  A new acquisition in the Wiregrass Archives, the Souvenir Edition, Tenth Annual Frank Stamps – Houston Co. Fair Singing Convention program (available for 50 cents), bears witness…

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TROY presenting diversity training to City of Dothan

About 1,000 City of Dothan employees are participating in the sessions.

About 1,000 City of Dothan employees are participating in the sessions.

Troy University’s Continuing Education and Outreach is presenting a training seminar on diversity and unconscious bias to all City of Dothan employees.

The classes began Thursday at the Dothan Civic Center after approval and funding from the Dothan City Commission.

“People’s past experiences, their values, their beliefs shape their thoughts,” said Laura Chambliss, Market Development…

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