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‘Become more interesting’ should be goal of entering college students

CNN reporter, columnist and author Tom Foreman, a 1981 TROY graduate, provided the keynote address at TROY's 12th annual Odyssey Convocation.

CNN reporter, columnist and author Tom Foreman, a 1981 TROY graduate, provided the keynote address at TROY's 12th annual Odyssey Convocation.

National journalist and author Tom Foreman told new students at Troy University to walk through doors and make those doors matter.

Speaking to TROY’s Odyssey Convocation for new students, Foreman, an alumnus who is a journalist at CNN, challenged the entering class to become “interesting people” and take advantage of opportunities that TROY presented.

“The…

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Troy University Surveying and Geomatics Sciences program wins national recognition

 

Troy University’s Surveying and Geomatics Sciences program is one of 10 in the nation to be honored with the Surveying Education Award by the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES).

The award, which includes a $10,000 prize, recognizes programs that best reflect the organization’s mission to advance licensure for engineers and surveyors…

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Secretary Merrill urges students to overcome obstacles to achieve success

Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill  delivers the keynote address to TROY graduates on Friday, July 22, at the Troy Campus.

Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill delivers the keynote address to TROY graduates on Friday, July 22, at the Troy Campus.

Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill challenged graduates at Troy University to be prepared to overcome roadblocks to success and live a life of service to others.

His remarks came during the University’s summer commencement exercises Friday in Trojan Arena, where about 500 students participated in the ceremony representing 21 U.S. states and seven countries…

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Troy University receives $500,000 grant to support Cultural Arts Park

 

A recently awarded $500,000 grant from the Daniel Foundation will help fund Troy University’s construction of a park that will serve as a cultural arts centerpiece for the community.

Located between the Troy University Chancellor’s home and McKinley Drive, the Janice Hawkins Cultural Arts Park will be a botanical showplace as well as a center…

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