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Annual TROY-STAR Chinese Summer Camp set for June

The two-week camp gives high school students a chance to learn more about Chinese language and culture.

The two-week camp gives high school students a chance to learn more about Chinese language and culture.

Troy University’s Center for International Languages and Cultures (CILC) is hosting the 11th annual TROY-STAR Chinese Summer Camp on campus this June.

TROY-STAR’s mission is to increase the number of Americans learning, speaking and teaching critically needed foreign languages. By offering students creative and engaging summer experiences, TROY-STAR aims to form a community of practice…

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TROY featured on popular Chinese TV show ‘The Nation’s Greatest Treasures’

The show, which focuses on China's ancient history, highlighted TROY's collection of replica terracotta warriors.

The show, which focuses on China's ancient history, highlighted TROY's collection of replica terracotta warriors.

Troy University’s collection of terracotta warrior replicas was the focus of a recent episode of one of China’s most popular television shows, “The Greatest National Treasures,” which airs on nationwide Chinese network CCTV.

The segment featured interviews with Chancellor Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., SGA President Nicole Jayjohn, TrojanVision News Director Brady Talbert and Chinese student…

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Western Union grant helps international students with financial hardships

Ava Barrett, a TROY student from the Bahamas, recently received a grant to alleviate COVID-19-related financial hardships.

Ava Barrett, a TROY student from the Bahamas, recently received a grant to alleviate COVID-19-related financial hardships.

The coronavirus’ impact has been felt all over the nation, but has hit international students particularly hard.

Kathleen Freed, the International Student Adviser at TROY, nominates international students and helps them apply for scholarships when they may be facing financial hardships.

“The Western Union Foundation offered a grant of $10,000,” Freed said. “We have nominated…

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Helpful tips for international students

Tomiwa Akintode reflects on her experience becoming involved on campus as an international student.

Tomiwa Akintode reflects on her experience becoming involved on campus as an international student.

In my first semester of my freshman year, I was very new to the campus so I had no idea on how to get involved in school activities. This made me stay home most of the time, missing opportunities that would have helped me if I had some form of idea of what I could…

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