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The "Sand Palace," a private residence in Mexico Beach, survived Hurricane Micheal due to mitigation efforts in its construction. (FEMA photo/Wilsey)

Last October, Hurricane Michael slammed the Florida panhandle with 155 mile per hour (mph) winds. Mexico Beach was largely destroyed, except for one exceptional, and now much reported on, house called the Sand Palace. Does it offer a guide for building for the future?

Strengthening buildings to reduce damage from natural disasters is called mitigation,…

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TROY’s MBA program helps fuel grad student’s dreams

Sorrell College of Business graduate Devante Brown is a divisional engineer position at Georgia-Pacific’s Atlanta regional office.

Sorrell College of Business graduate Devante Brown is a divisional engineer position at Georgia-Pacific’s Atlanta regional office.

Two-thousand and eighteen was full of celebration and new beginnings for TROY graduate student Devante Brown.

This past year, the Atmore native married his college sweetheart, received a promotion and started his own non-profit organization, all while continuing to pursue his MBA from TROY’s acclaimed and accredited Sorrell College of Business.

“It’s definitely been an…

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From Tragedy to Triumph: Scott Fain finds success through TROY

Troy University alumnus Scott Fain is a wealth advisor for CapSouth Wealth Management and has spent almost 10 years within the company.

Troy University alumnus Scott Fain is a wealth advisor for CapSouth Wealth Management and has spent almost 10 years within the company.

For TROY alumnus Scott Fain (’09, ’10), TROY means opportunity—opportunity to reassess life and career goals; opportunity to help take care of family while earning a degree that matters; opportunity to build on one degree while pursing another; opportunity to launch a steady career.

Today, Fain is a successful, driven wealth advisor for CapSouth Wealth…

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Sorrell College enters elite field of schools with AACSB accreditation for School of Accountancy

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Sorrell College of Business students "Meet the Firms" as part of the School of Accountancy. (TROY photo/Joey Meredith)

TROY –Troy University’s Sorrell College of Business now stands as just one of 189 colleges of business worldwide to hold dual accreditation from AACSB International.

The supplemental accreditation of the School of Accountancy was announced today by AACSB, founded in 1916 and the longest-serving global accrediting body for business schools. It is recognized as the…

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