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TROY’s UAS courses prepare students to manage drone operations

August 31, 2016
By Clif Lusk

With the implementation this week of the Federal Aviation Administration’s Part 107 rules governing drone usage in the country, many commercial operators now have a clear path forward in the use of unmanned aerial systems.

“These vehicles are in use everywhere,” said Troy University adjunct professor Al Allenback, a retired Air Force colonel and fighter…

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Troy University welcomes new faculty members

August 15, 2016
By Andy Ellis

Troy University welcomed new faculty members for the 2016-2017 Academic Year during the Faculty/Staff Convocation on Aug. 12.

The annual event, which signals the start of a new year, was held in the Claudia Crosby Theater on the Troy Campus and live streamed through the University website. Term classes at TROY started Aug. 15, and classes on the…

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Troy University Surveying and Geomatics Sciences program wins national recognition

August 4, 2016
By Andy Ellis

Troy University’s Surveying and Geomatics Sciences program is one of 10 in the nation to be honored with the Surveying Education Award by the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES).

The award, which includes a $10,000 prize, recognizes programs that best reflect the organization’s mission to advance licensure for engineers and surveyors…

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