Tag Archives: IDEA Bank

PowerSouth Invests in the Troy University IDEA Bank

August 27, 2019

For almost 80 years, PowerSouth Energy Cooperative has played a major role in providing power to people and businesses across the state of Alabama and within the northwest region of Florida. Now, PowerSouth and its CEO, Gary Smith, are providing the power of support to Troy University in the form of a generous donation for the TROY IDEA Bank. 

An initiative of TROY’s Sorrell College of Business housed…

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Success predicated on planning, perserverance

August 14, 2018
By Clif Lusk

Sorrell College of Business students need to have a plan of action in order to succeed, and one TROY alumnus has donated funds to help team students with business mentors to accomplish that mission.

Dr. Harrel McKinney, a 1962 graduate, founded Alabama Reference Laboratories, Inc. in 1972. In 2003, he was named the Distinguished Leadership…

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Troy University, Troy Bank and Trust partner to launch IDEA Bank, entrepreneurship program

September 7, 2017
By Matt Clower

A historic bank building in downtown Troy, Ala., will soon house a new kind of bank, one dedicated to investing in student entrepreneurship.

Recently purchased by the Troy University Foundation, the former bank building on Troy’s downtown square will soon house the IDEA Bank, an initiative of the Sorrell College of Business aimed at cultivating…

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