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Canvas by Instructure to replace Blackboard as Troy University’s Learning Management System

March 1, 2017
By Andy Ellis

A new online learning system is coming to Troy University this summer.

Canvas by Instructure will replace Blackboard, beginning in Term 5/Summer Semester with the College of Communication and Fine Arts, the College of Education and the College of Health and Human Services and, in Term 1/Fall Semester, for the Sorrell College of Business and…

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Lucille Times launched a boycott of city buses before the Montgomery Bus Boycott began

February 28, 2017
By Andy Ellis

Just four days after Rosa Parks was arrested for failing to give up her seat on a Montgomery city bus to a white male passenger, the Montgomery Bus Boycott began. However, for one Montgomery resident, the bus boycott had begun nearly six months earlier.

“I started the Montgomery Bus Boycott,” the 94-year-old Times said, remembering…

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TROY students rally for Higher Ed funding

February 28, 2017
By Savanah Weed

About 250 Troy University students traveled to the Alabama State House in Montgomery on Feb. 23 to campaign for more university funding in support of Higher Education Day.

Higher Education Day, Montgomery’s largest annual advocacy rally, brings together students from Alabama’s 14 four-year public universities in support of the same goal: to lobby state legislators…

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