Tag Archives: Dothan

Nearly 200 attend first TROY Youth Business Summit

May 5, 2017
By Greg Phillips

Nearly 200 Wiregrass high schoolers got a taste of the business world Thursday at Troy University’s first Youth Business Summit, held at the Dothan Campus.

The day-long event featured workshops, competitions and speeches by TROY faculty members, alumni and business leaders.

“The premise of the Youth Business Summit was to bring high school students to…

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Dothan attorney alum credits Student Support Services for his success

May 3, 2017
By Greg Phillips

Two decades ago, Aaron Gartlan was a student looking for help at Troy University’s Dothan Campus.

He felt lost and aimless as an undergraduate, so he sought tutoring and academic counseling.

What he found, though, was something more lasting: support.

“I had been feeling I was lost in the shuffle of failures and mistakes and…

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‘Blues in Schools’ spreads love of American music to youngsters

April 25, 2017
By Greg Phillips

The students at Webb Elementary School and Rehobeth Elementary School recently received a dose of the blues.

“Blues in Schools,” an annual event sponsored by Troy University and the Wiregrass Blues Society, brought renowned blues musician Tas Cru and his band into the two Houston County schools, where they played an assortment of blues tunes…

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