Endowment shows commitment to School of Accountancy and students

Brothers Stephen and Thomas Bedsole have created scholarships within the School of Accountancy to aid student success.

Brothers Stephen and Thomas Bedsole have created scholarships within the School of Accountancy to aid student success.

A pair of brothers has established an endowment in Troy University’s Sorrell College of Business.

Thomas (’81) and Stephen (’83) Bedsole have created the Bedsole Endowed School of Accountancy Fund to support activities that advance the School of Accountancy.

“Stephen and Thomas, and their CPA firms, are long supporters of our accounting program and our…

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New challenges for old rules

Airbnb rentals are creating challenges for existing local regulations. By Open Grid Scheduler / Grid Engine - Own work, CC0, https://commons.wikimedia

Airbnb rentals are creating challenges for existing local regulations. By Open Grid Scheduler / Grid Engine - Own work, CC0, https://commons.wikimedia

Like many cities, Troy is trying to figure out how Airbnb rentals fit into the existing legal and regulatory environment.  Technology offers new ways to organize our economy to improve our lives. Hopefully our laws and regulations will accommodate such new ventures.

Airbnb is an online home sharing platform launched in 2008.  People can rent out…

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Sutter named director of Johnson Center

Dr. Dan Sutter will lead the Sorrell College of Business Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy.

Dr. Dan Sutter will lead the Sorrell College of Business Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy.

Dr. Dan Sutter has been appointed director of the Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy at Troy University. He has served in an interim basis for the past year.

“Dr. Sutter has played a pivotal role in teaching and research since the Johnson Center’s founding and will provide leadership that will set the stage…

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Nation has lost its ability to disagree civilly

Thomas Jefferson, in an official portrait as President of the United States by Rembrandt Peale.

Thomas Jefferson, in an official portrait as President of the United States by Rembrandt Peale.

My Dad used to say that it’s better to keep quiet and let people think that you are stupid than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.  Sorry, Dad, I didn’t follow your advice.

Thomas Jefferson, America’s third president and author of the Declaration of Independence, helps illustrate the problem.Disagreement on values and ideas…

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