Five tips for meeting new people at college

Campus life at TROY provides many opportunities for students to meet new people and make lifelong friends.

Campus life at TROY provides many opportunities for students to meet new people and make lifelong friends.

Transitioning from living at home to moving out on your own is pretty challenging. When you are younger, you cannot wait to go off to college. The closer the time comes, you start to get nervous and wonder is this really the best idea.

College is a great experience, especially going to college away from home. I…

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Students bear burden of Higher Ed funding cuts

Troy University students called on lawmakers to increase funding for higher education during the recent Higher Education Day Rally in Montgomery.

Troy University students called on lawmakers to increase funding for higher education during the recent Higher Education Day Rally in Montgomery.

Student debt is the hot-button issue in higher education. Each summer I hear from parents of incoming freshmen concerned about the challenge of rising debt and the impact it will have on their student’s future.

Their fears are well founded. Student debt in the United States exceeds $1.26 trillion, and for the first time exceeds…

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Five Reasons To Be An Impact Leader

Members of the 2014 IMPACT leader team.

Members of the 2014 IMPACT leader team.

Being a summer orientation leader is the most coveted position at Troy University. Most students must wait years to finally get accepted into the program. Once you are an Impact Leader, you can gain respect from your fellow peers and Troy faculty, as well as meet fresh new faces through these experiences. Sixty-hour work weeks…

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Ten tips for making the most of finals week

It is time again for finals at the Troy Campus. Senior Bayleigh Thompson shares ten tips for success during finals week.

It is time again for finals at the Troy Campus. Senior Bayleigh Thompson shares ten tips for success during finals week.

Coming from a girl who cares about grades like I care about TROY being ranked (Go Trojans), finals week cannot be taken lightly. We’ve made it through the semester and we can smell the pine needles now; it’s time for Christmas break, right? Wrong. Like any Troy Trojan should do, we’re powering through finals week….

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