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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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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Sorrell College graduate conquers the Ivy League and secures a Presidential Appointment at USDA

TROY alumnus Wesley Swanzy, of Goshen, AL, believes his Sorrell College education laid the foundation for success at Columbia.

TROY alumnus Wesley Swanzy, of Goshen, AL, believes his Sorrell College education laid the foundation for success at Columbia.

A Sorrell College of Business alumnus has been appointed by the President of the United States to a post in the Department of Agriculture.

Wesley Swanzy, a native of Goshen and a 2012 graduate, has been sworn in as Chief of Staff to the Chief Financial Officer at USDA.

An Air Force veteran commissioned out…

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Troy University, Valiant Cross Academy garden project launch farm stand

Valiant Cross Academy and Troy University's Montgomery Campus unveiled a farm stand on Monday as the latest part of a community garden project.

Valiant Cross Academy and Troy University's Montgomery Campus unveiled a farm stand on Monday as the latest part of a community garden project.

Like the plants themselves, a community garden project representing a partnership between Troy University’s Montgomery Campus and Valiant Cross Academy is growing.

The project is launching a farm stand that will be located at Valiant Cross on Dexter Avenue and manned by the school’s scholars. Produce from the garden, located on the TROY Montgomery Campus,…

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