Troy University alumnus Brett Orrell and his family-owned company, Polysurveying, have created an endowned scholarship for future geomatics students who choose to further their education at TROY.
The scholarship was created in honor of Orrell’s grandparents, Sidney and Theresa Orrell, who founded the company in 1971.
“My grandparents’ sacrifice in time committed to making the new…
Troy University students Cameron Morris of Chatom, Alabama, and Phillip “Scott” Dowdy of Hokes Bluff, Alabama, were awarded scholarships from the Hydrographic Society of America (THSOA).
Morris and Dowdy are seniors in TROY’s Surveying and Geomatics Program in the Geospatial Informatics Department in the College of Arts and Sciences.
THSOA scholarships are awarded to full…
Troy University’s Surveying and Geomatics Sciences Program recently won the Surveying Education Award, valued at $10,000, from the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying.
The national award is presented annually by NCEES to recognize surveying programs that best reflect the organization’s mission to advance licensure for surveyors in order to safeguard the health,…
A new academic department within the College of Arts and Sciences will give TROY students a path to high-tech, in-demand jobs.
The Department of Geospatial Informatics began in May as the new home of the geomatics program, the geographic information systems (GIS) minor and the unmanned aerial systems (UAS) minor.
The new department includes geomatics…