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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Poarch Band of Creek Indians’ archivist to deliver McPherson-Mitchell Lecture at Troy University

The McPherson-Mitchell in Southern History will be held at 5 p.m., Jan. 19, in the Claudia Crosby Theater in Smith Hall.

The McPherson-Mitchell in Southern History will be held at 5 p.m., Jan. 19, in the Claudia Crosby Theater in Smith Hall.

The tribal archivist for the Poarch Band of Creek Indians will discuss the tribe’s past educational struggles and how they continue to impact the collection and maintenance of the current archives during the annual McPherson-Mitchell Lecture in Southern History at Troy University.

The lecture, which will take place at 5 p.m., Jan. 19, in the…

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Troy Campus welcomes students back for Spring Semester

Griffin Capps, a junior English major from Troy, in the bookstore as Spring Semester gets under way on the Troy Campus.

Griffin Capps, a junior English major from Troy, in the bookstore as Spring Semester gets under way on the Troy Campus.

Gone are the days of empty sidewalks and vacant parking spaces; a new semester has begun at Troy University and the Troy Campus is once again full of life.

After a much needed break for students and faculty alike, daily life returned to normal on Wednesday with the start of the spring semester.

A drive…

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