Geo Day 2023 introduces students to geospatial careers and Troy University

TROY hosted over 250 students during the fourth annual Geo Day held in March.

TROY hosted over 250 students during the fourth annual Geo Day held in March.

The Geospatial Informatics Department recently hosted the fourth annual Geo Day in March, giving students from across Alabama and Georgia an inside look into the geospatial industry and providing hands-on experiences.

Geo Day is held every year during spring break to accommodate the hundreds of high school students and their sponsors. This year, there were 270 in…

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TROY alum creates endowed scholarship for geomatics students in honor of entrepreneur grandparents

Brett Orrell, center, and Polysurveying have funded a scholarship for geomatics students in honor of his grandparents, seated.

Brett Orrell, center, and Polysurveying have funded a scholarship for geomatics students in honor of his grandparents, seated.

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…

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