Hydrographic Society of America awards scholarships to two TROY students

Surveying and Geomatics students Scott Dowdy, left, and Cameron Morris both recently received scholarships.

Surveying and Geomatics students Scott Dowdy, left, and Cameron Morris both recently received scholarships.

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…

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TROY receives surveying technology gift from NEI

The technology, valued at $107,000, will help students become familiar with the latest technology in the geomatics field.

The technology, valued at $107,000, will help students become familiar with the latest technology in the geomatics field.

Troy University’s Surveying and Geomatics Sciences program will have access to the latest advancements in surveying technology thanks to a gift from Navigation Electronics, Inc.

NEI has donated three Trimble S5 Robots, three Trimble TSC7 handheld controllers and one Trimble R8 GNSS receiver, valued at $107,000, to TROY’s Geospatial Informatics Department.

The donation includes some…

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New Unmanned Aerial Systems course helps students earn FAA certification

TROY instructor Al Allenback is teaching a new class, Remote Pilot Familiarization, as part of the new UAS minor.

TROY instructor Al Allenback is teaching a new class, Remote Pilot Familiarization, as part of the new UAS minor.

A new course in drone operation is already paying dividends for Troy University students.

The Unmanned Aerial Systems minor offered by the Geospatial Informatics Department just completed its first-ever on-campus class, and one of its students has earned her FAA Remote Pilot Certification.

The course, Remote Pilot Familiarization, gives students the practical airmanship knowledge to…

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New GIS major preps students for growing career field

The new bachelor's program gives students hands-on experience with technology that maps and applies information.

The new bachelor's program gives students hands-on experience with technology that maps and applies information.

A new academic major at Troy University prepares students for careers in the growing field of Geographic Information Sciences.

Troy University’s Geospatial Informatics Department unveiled the new bachelor’s of science in geographic information sciences this semester, aiming to provide students with tools that make them valuable in a variety of sectors, including government, law…

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