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Johnson Center hosts former BB&T, Cato Institute executive for ‘Success Stories’

Former BB&T and Cato Institute executive is known as one of the most principled and innovative CEOs in recent decades (TROY photo).

Former BB&T and Cato Institute executive is known as one of the most principled and innovative CEOs in recent decades (TROY photo).

The Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy welcomed Mr. John Allison to campus on Nov. 3. Allison is the former Chairman and CEO of BB&T Corporation and the former President and CEO of the Cato Institute, a think tank in Washington, D.C. He is known as one of the most principled and innovative CEOs…

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Sorrell College marks a ‘first’ with the naming of MJC Fellows

Dr. Allen Mendenhall, Executive Director of the Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy, visits with a student in John Lewis Hall on the Troy Campus. (TROY photo/Clif Lusk)
 

For the first time in its history, the Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy in Troy University’s Sorrell College of Business has named eight scholars as Fellows. 

The fellowships mark a milestone for the University and the Center because it indicates an academic maturation. The appointment of the eight Fellows marks a significant achievement in the…

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Johnson Center conference examines reopening the economy after COVID

The Manuel Johnson Center for Political Economy hosted a conference in Birmingham recently that drew experts from around the country. (TROY photo)
 

The Sorrell College of Business’ Manley Johnson Center for Political Economy at Troy University hosted “Reopening the Economy in the Age of COVID” in Birmingham Feb. 25.

“The coronavirus pandemic has presented unprecedented challenges to businesses not just in Alabama and the Southeast, but across the world.  Business leaders have struggled to protect the health and…

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Exhibit brings rare books, artifacts to Troy Campus library

Dean of Library Services Dr. Chris Shaffer talks with students Zayvius Miller, Oliva Wright, III, and Cassidy Terrill about The Remnant Trust exhibit.

Dean of Library Services Dr. Chris Shaffer talks with students Zayvius Miller, Oliva Wright, III, and Cassidy Terrill about The Remnant Trust exhibit.

An exhibit of rare books and artifacts on loan from The Remnant Trust Collection, housed at Texas Tech University, is now on display at Troy University.

The exhibit, “The Wisdom of the Ages Athenaeum,” features items such as a 600-year-old Torah, a 1350 edition of the Magna Carta and a 1640 edition of “The Prince”…

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