New Distinguished Lecture Series will bring top legal scholars to TROY

Beasley Allen Law Firm founding member Jere Beasley speaking at a Troy University commencement in 2015.

Beasley Allen Law Firm founding member Jere Beasley speaking at a Troy University commencement in 2015.

A new lecture series in the College of Arts and Sciences will bring some of the brightest minds in the legal profession to Troy University.

Endowed thanks to a donation from TROY Board of Trustees member Gibson Vance, the Gibson Vance Distinguished Lecturer Series will give students interested in a career in law a chance…

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Troy University welcomes new faculty members as new academic year kicks off

Chancellor Jack Hawkins, Jr. addresses audience at Friday's Faculty-Staff Convocation in Claudia Crosby Theater on the Troy Campus.

Chancellor Jack Hawkins, Jr. addresses audience at Friday's Faculty-Staff Convocation in Claudia Crosby Theater on the Troy Campus.

Troy University welcomed new faculty members for the 2017-2018 academic year during Friday’s Faculty/Staff Convocation.

The annual event, which signals the start of a new academic year, was held in the Claudia Crosby Theater on the Troy Campus and live streamed through the University’s website. Term classes at TROY begin today, while classes on the…

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McPherson-Mitchell Lecture sheds light on Muscogee Education Movement

Dr. Deidra Suwanee Dees, tribal archivist for the Poarch Band of Creek Indians, speaks during the annual McPherson-Mitchell Lecture.

Dr. Deidra Suwanee Dees, tribal archivist for the Poarch Band of Creek Indians, speaks during the annual McPherson-Mitchell Lecture.

The annual McPherson-Mitchell Lecture in Southern History on Thursday, Jan. 19, focused on the importance of education to a Native American tribe in Alabama and their struggle for equal educational and civil rights.

Dr. Deidra Suwanee Dees, tribal archivist for the Poarch Band of Creek Indians and director of the tribe’s Office of Archives and Records…

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Death of beloved faculty member shocks, saddens TROY family

Biology professor Dr. Neil Billington working with area elementary students during the annual  Groundwater Festival at the Troy Campus.

Biology professor Dr. Neil Billington working with area elementary students during the annual Groundwater Festival at the Troy Campus.

The Troy University family was saddened to learn of the death of one of its own, Dr. Neil Billington, professor of molecular ecology. Billington was found dead in his Troy home on Wednesday, Jan. 18, of apparent natural causes. He was 59.

The self-described “Fifth Beatle,” was a native of Manchester, England and had completed…

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