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    TROY Football Hall of Famer Freddie Thomas named to University’s Board of Trustees

    News | April 25, 2024

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    ‘Nothing better than being a writer,’ says Hall-Waters Prize recipient Patricia Foster

    News | April 22, 2024

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    Troy University education students gain 21st century skills through final STEM project

    Students | April 24, 2024

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    Troy University partners with Anáhuac Querétaro University for research, exchange

    News | April 02, 2024

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Troy University selected to help Chilean teachers learn about America

A group of high school teachers from Chile spent the month of July learning the English language and American culture courtesy of Troy University.

A group of high school teachers from Chile spent the month of July learning the English language and American culture courtesy of Troy University.

A group of high school teachers from Chile spent the month of July learning the English language and American culture courtesy of Troy University.

The University was selected by the U.S. Embassy in Santiago, Chile, to host and teach the Chilean visitors English as a Second Language.

Those participating in the program were high school…

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A Study in Empathy

 

In my younger and more vulnerable years as a college English teacher, a student in my World Literature class asked why he had to take a General Studies literature course. Up to that time, I thought the truth was self-evident—literature was important in its own right. I gave him the best response that I knew:…

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The quotable Donald Trump: ‘good copy’ for journalists

 

Presidential candidate Donald Trump reminds me of a county commissioner whom I couldn’t resist quoting.

Jerry Steele was a member of the Monroe County Commission when I was editor of the Monroeville newspaper. Commission meetings were usually short and dull (possibly because the decisions had already been made behind closed doors), but Commissioner Steele would…

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Mother, daughter graduate from Troy University together

Pam Austin (left) and Michonda Austin pose with Chancellor Jack Hawkins Jr. before graduating at the Troy Campus.

Pam Austin (left) and Michonda Austin pose with Chancellor Jack Hawkins Jr. before graduating at the Troy Campus.

Among a sea of graduates Friday at Troy University’s summer commencement were two Atlanta women for whom the experience was doubly special.

Pam Austin and her daughter, Michonda, both walked across the stage at Trojan Arena to accept criminal justice diplomas Friday — Pam’s a bachelor’s and Michonda’s a master’s.

The two women said they’ve…

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