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Dothan Campus to host lecture on historic library program

Dr. Aisha Johnson-Jones will deliver the first in the 2020 Spring Lecture Series at the Dothan Campus.

Dr. Aisha Johnson-Jones will deliver the first in the 2020 Spring Lecture Series at the Dothan Campus.

Troy University will play host to a lecture Feb. 18 about a key library program that gave many black Americans access to libraries.

Dr. Aisha Johnson-Jones will deliver the lecture, “The African American Struggle for Library Equality: The Untold Story of the Julius Rosenwald Fund Library Program” Tuesday, Feb. 18 at 6:30 p.m. in Sony…

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Coleman encourages TROY graduates to be ‘shining lights’

Alumnus and local business leader Jeff Coleman delivered the keynote address during Fall Commencement exercises at the Dothan Civic Center.

Alumnus and local business leader Jeff Coleman delivered the keynote address during Fall Commencement exercises at the Dothan Civic Center.

Jeff Coleman’s message to Troy University graduates this week was simple: be a shining light in the world.

Coleman, a TROY alumnus and local business leader, delivered the keynote addresses during Dothan Campus Fall Commencement ceremonies Sunday at the Dothan Civic Center, and during Montgomery Campus Fall Commencement ceremonies Monday at the Davis Theatre for…

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It Came from the Archives: ‘The biggest parade ever staged in Dothan’

Dr. Marty Olliff's monthly dig through the Wiregrass Archives focuses on a major parade held in Dothan during the Great Depression.

Dr. Marty Olliff's monthly dig through the Wiregrass Archives focuses on a major parade held in Dothan during the Great Depression.

The Great Depression had ravaged the United States for years when Franklin D. Roosevelt was inaugurated president on March 4, 1933. His New Deal resulted in passage of 16 landmark bills in the first ever “Hundred Days” that ended on June 16.

On that 100th day, Congress passed the National Industrial Recovery Act, one…

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Alumnus Jeff Coleman to speak at TROY Dothan commencement

Jeff Coleman will deliver the keynote address during fall commencement exercises at the Dothan Civic Center on Dec. 15.

Jeff Coleman will deliver the keynote address during fall commencement exercises at the Dothan Civic Center on Dec. 15.

Jeff Coleman, a Troy University alumnus and local business leader, will deliver the keynote address at fall commencement exercises Sunday, Dec. 15 at the Dothan Civic Center.

About 150 students will receive their degrees during the fall commencement, which begins at 3 p.m.

Coleman, who received an MBA from TROY’s Dothan Campus, is chairman of…

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