Six-week USDA Entrepreneurship Bootcamp by TROY SBDC will launch in three Alabama cities in February

Rikelmer, left, and AnthonyTzanahua present their business concept during a prior USDA-sponsored SBDC program for entrepreneurs.

Rikelmer, left, and AnthonyTzanahua present their business concept during a prior USDA-sponsored SBDC program for entrepreneurs.

In a landmark initiative funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Troy University is setting a new standard in entrepreneurial education with the launch of its Entrepreneurship Bootcamp.

Inspired by Notre Dame University’s model, the program is making history as the largest of kind in the United States, being run simultaneously in three…

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DHR, Sorrell College of Business, and SBDC at Troy: A Triumphant Year of Nurturing Entrepreneurial Dreams

Heather Williams, a Dothan mother of eight, found inspiration and the skills through a joint SBDC-DHR program.

Heather Williams, a Dothan mother of eight, found inspiration and the skills through a joint SBDC-DHR program.

A trailblazing entrepreneurial program between the Alabama Department of Human Services, the Sorrell College of Business and the Small Business Development Center at Troy University has showcased the transformative potential of collaboration.

Developed by SBDC TROY Director Juliana Bolivar and tailored exclusively for DHR clients eligible for the SNAP program, this 20-week self-employment training served…

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Troy University’s Juliana Bolivar recognized as SBDC ‘State Star’

Juliana Bolivar, Director of the Small Business Development Center at TROY, is shown with Executive State Director Bill Cummins.

Juliana Bolivar, Director of the Small Business Development Center at TROY, is shown with Executive State Director Bill Cummins.

Juliana Bolivar, Director of the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Troy University, has been selected as Alabama’s 2023 “State Star,” the highest recognition for individual achievement, acknowledging exemplary performance that has a significant and positive impact on advancing small business efforts.

Each year, America’s Small Business Development Centers celebrate the nationwide network’s State Stars….

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SBDC TROY’s Rural Food Venture Program inspires culinary entrepreneurs and culminates in exciting finale

The Small Business Development Center at Troy University, in collaboration with the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture and the Sorrell College of Business, recently completed its Rural Food Venture Program. (TROY photo/JOEY MEREDITH)
 

The Rural Food Venture Program, a transformative initiative among the Small Business Development Center at TROY, the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, and the Sorrell College of Business, has nurtured aspiring food entrepreneurs and ignited economic growth in communities across the Wiregrass.

The program ran in two phases – one focused on existing restaurants and food…

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