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It Came from the Archives: Aerial images of Dothan through the years

In this edition of his recurring column, Dr. Marty Olliff delves into some of the early aerial photographs of Dothan, Alabama.

In this edition of his recurring column, Dr. Marty Olliff delves into some of the early aerial photographs of Dothan, Alabama.

We credit Aesop with the axiom, “familiarity breeds contempt” (meaning apathy).  In our world of airplane travel and cell phones, Google Earth, readily-available satellite views, and ubiquitous drone imagery and film, we are likely to become somewhat inured about aerial photographs.

All these things are contemporary, so an aerial view of a place we know…

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Armed Forces Day shows TROY’s appreciation for military

Hundreds of spectators took rides on a historic UH-H1 Huey, including Chancellor Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr.

Hundreds of spectators took rides on a historic UH-H1 Huey, including Chancellor Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr.

For some, it was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. For others, it was a reminder of a war fought long ago and the memories that came with it.

Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., Chancellor of Troy University, was among the hundreds who took a ride in a historic UH-H1 Huey helicopter Saturday during the Friends of Army Aviation’s…

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Friends of Army Aviation presenting Armed Forces Day celebration at TROY Dothan Campus

The May 15 event will feature rides for the public in a historic UH-1 Huey helicopter, along with several other attractions.

The May 15 event will feature rides for the public in a historic UH-1 Huey helicopter, along with several other attractions.

Friends of Army Aviation, a Wiregrass nonprofit dedicated to preserving the legacy of U.S. Army Aviation, is joining forces with Troy University for an Armed Forces Day celebration Saturday, May 15 at TROY’s Dothan Campus.

The celebration’s featured attraction is the FOAA’s Ride program, which will give customers a chance to fly in a historic…

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Dothan nursing program unveils new pediatric simulator

The simulator is located in the new simulation lab at Adams Hall on the Dothan Campus.

The simulator is located in the new simulation lab at Adams Hall on the Dothan Campus.

Troy University’s School of Nursing at the Dothan Campus has grown significantly in recent years, and newly purchased equipment will give students more hands-on experience than ever before.

This week, the department unveiled a new SimJunior pediatric simulator, which will give nursing students a chance to practice real-world techniques on a life-sized simulated child patient.

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