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McPherson-Mitchell Lecture sheds light on Muscogee Education Movement

January 23, 2017
By Savanah Weed

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

January 19, 2017
By Clif Lusk

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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