Applications open for IDEA Bank’s annual High School Entrepreneurship Camp

Entrepreneur Camp focuses on teaching high schoolers what they need to know for successful business launches.

Entrepreneur Camp focuses on teaching high schoolers what they need to know for successful business launches.

Applications for Troy University’s IDEA Bank summer entrepreneurship camp “Just Start!” are open, and just 10 seats are available.

The one-week program, now in its third year, is designed for high school-aged students who have an idea for a new business or who have entrepreneurial aspirations.

Lynne Firmin George

The program kicks off Monday, July…

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Boys State delegates gain leadership skills, form lasting friendships during their week at TROY

TROY football coach Gerad Parker speaks to Boys State delegates on the Troy Campus on Thursday evening.

TROY football coach Gerad Parker speaks to Boys State delegates on the Troy Campus on Thursday evening.

Close to 500 high school students spent the week at Troy University learning the importance of good citizenship and valuable leadership skills as a part of the 87th American Legion Alabama Boys State.

Boys State traces its roots to 1935 when the first event took place on the grounds of the Illinois State Fair. Creation…

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HOBY seeks to teach rising high school juniors ‘how to think, not what to think’

The Alabama HOBY Youth Leadership Seminar opened at Troy University for its 20th year on the Troy Campus. (TROY photo/Joey Meredith)

The Alabama HOBY Youth Leadership Seminar opened at Troy University for its 20th year on the Troy Campus. (TROY photo/Joey Meredith)

For TROY alumna LeighAshton Nuss, the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Seminar at Troy University is a ‘coming home’ experience.

Nuss serves the organization as Alabama’s Leadership Seminar Chair, a volunteer position the fourth-grade teacher at New Market, AL Moore’s Mill Intermediate School sees as impactful on the state.

“HOBY is a worldwide leadership seminar for…

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Orr encourages TROY graduates to seek to make a lasting difference

State Sen. Arthur Orr delivers the keynote address during the first of two commencement ceremonies held for TROY graduates on Friday.

State Sen. Arthur Orr delivers the keynote address during the first of two commencement ceremonies held for TROY graduates on Friday.

State Sen. Arthur Orr encouraged Troy University graduates on Friday to reflect more, risk more and seek to accomplish matters of lasting importance.

Sen. Orr spoke to two ceremonies inside Trojan Arena at the Troy Campus on Friday. More than 1,000 students received their degrees across both ceremonies.

Sen. Orr referenced a poll that asked…

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