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CEO Bryan Dawson details 1819 News' 'rapid growth' on Troy University's 'Success Stories'

In just a few short years, 1819 News has grown to reach millions of readers and impact state policy with its breaking news and investigative reporting. Much of that success is due to president and CEO Bryan Dawson, whose own life journey is nothing short of a miracle.

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Troy University spokesman asks for clarification over AL(dot)com report about possible Dothan campus closure

A spokesman for Troy University requested a change to an online news article on Monday that claims the school could potentially close one of its three satellite campuses.

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Troy football's Sumrall leaving to lead Tulane

Tulane University on Friday announced the hiring of Troy University football coach Jon Sumrall as its next head coach.

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Troy University: ‘Center for Civics Education and Leadership’ that could receive $1 million from Alabama’s Education Trust Fund is an American Village program

Troy University specified what its “Center for Civics Education and Leadership” is on Wednesday morning after lawmakers included a $1 million appropriation for the center their Education Trust Fund budget, which was approved by the Alabama Legislature last week.

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Education budget no longer includes $1 million for Troy’s Johnson Center; Money now goes to unheard-of ‘Center for Civics Education and Leadership’

Late Friday night, the Alabama Legislature approved an $11.6 billion education budget which no longer includes an unexpected $1 million for Troy University’s Johnson Center for Political Economy but rather awards $1 million to a “Center for Civics Education and Leadership,” which potentially does not to exist.

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Troy responds to backlash from free speech watchdog over attempt to vet research at behest of Alabama Power, BCA — University admits no wrongdoing

Troy University responded to the Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression (FIRE) regarding leaked emails showing Troy trustees attempting to vet research at a free-market think tank on behalf of Alabama’s business elite.

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State Auditor Sorrell defends fight against ESG, condemns criticism of anti-ESG bill proponent

State Auditor Andrew Sorrell defended the fight against government contracts with companies that discriminate using woke environmental, social governance (ESG) criteria in a letter to Troy University on Thursday.

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Troy, Alabama A&M receive poor ‘red’ rating from campus free speech advocacy group

Nonprofit civil liberties group the Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression (FIRE) rated two public four-year schools in Alabama "red" for having some of the most restrictive speech codes in the country.

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Foreign money in state-funded colleges: Who funds Alabama schools the most?

Over the past thirty years, public higher education institutions in Alabama have received millions from foreign sources, including the Chinese government and Saudi Arabia.

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Leaked emails: Troy trustees plotted to censor free-market think tank for criticizing state government's economic incentives after Alabama Power, BCA complaints

A leaked email conversation between several trustees at Troy University shows prominent individuals in the state discussing how to “vet topics” at a university-affiliated think tank for being critical of economic incentive programs due to complaints from Alabama Power and the Business Council of Alabama (BCA). 

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'Good-ole-boy-type cronyism,' 'Pro-business but not pro-economic freedom': Heavy-handed tactics alleged at Troy University to stop criticism of RSA, force backing of economic incentives

A former professor at Troy University is accusing the college of targeting him for criticizing the Retirement System of Alabama (RSA).

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Troy University closes Confucius Institute after years of pressure from DOD over program's ties to the Chinese Communist Party

Troy University has closed its Confucius Institute, a controversial educational institution with ties to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). 

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Former Troy defensive end DeMarcus Ware elected to the NFL Pro Football Hall of Fame

DeMarcus Ware played in 12 NFL seasons with the Dallas Cowboys and Denver Broncos.

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Troy linebacker Carlton Martial becomes the NCAA career leader in tackles during Trojans' win over Army

Troy linebacker Carlton Martial has a NCAA career best 548 tackles with two regular season and possibly two postseason games remaining.

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Confucius Institutes connected to Chinese Government closing at one Alabama university, remain at another

After years of controversy and conflict, Confucius Institutes remain at certain Alabama universities, despite criticism over ties to the Chinese government. 

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Troy football opens first camp under first year head coach Jon Sumrall

Jon Sumrall’s first fall camp practice as the Troy football head coach included the start of yet another quarterback tussle for junior Gunnar Watson.

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Troy University’s Johnson Center to launch Free Enterprise Scholars program to combat 'woke capitalism'

The Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy at Troy University is creating a Free Enterprise Scholars program to help combat the growing left-wing bias in corporations and businesses in Alabama and across the country.

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Huntsville native Jon Sumrall prepares for his first season as Troy's head football coach

Simply listening to Jon Sumrall recall his first month as a college football head coach leaves you a little bit dizzy.