Gilman Scholarship, Chancellor’s Award aids TROY student studying abroad in South Korea

Dakota Tomes is now one of 10 TROY students to receive the Gilman Scholarship.

Dakota Tomes is now one of 10 TROY students to receive the Gilman Scholarship.

Troy University sophomore Dakota Tomes is preparing to spend his spring semester studying abroad at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies in Seoul, South Korea, thanks to TROY’s Chancellor’s Award for Global Competitiveness (CAGC) and the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program. 

Tomes, an anthropology major from Scottsburg, Indiana, will take flight at the end of February to…

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TROY students, Russell County educators explore Costa Rica during study abroad trip

The study abroad group consisting of TROY students and educators from Russell County Schools visited Costa Rica, May 26-June 4.

The study abroad group consisting of TROY students and educators from Russell County Schools visited Costa Rica, May 26-June 4.

A recent study abroad trip to Costa Rica, organized by Troy University faculty members Dr. Meg Milligan and Dr. Paige Paquette, helped to open the door to another culture not only for TROY students, but also for some local educators.

Working through the nonprofit organization Global EDU and with the assistance of TROY Study Abroad…

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TROY students experience new cultures in study abroad trips

301 students took part in study abroad trips or exchange programs in the last year.

301 students took part in study abroad trips or exchange programs in the last year.

Just over 300 Troy University students seized one of many opportunities to study abroad during the 2022-2023 academic year, thanks in large part to the Chancellor’s Award for Global Competitiveness (CAGC).

The Chancellor’s Award aims to foster international awareness and better assimilation of Troy University students in the worldwide work place while providing the financial assistance to…

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TROY students give back in Cuba over the holiday break

Students spent 10 days in Cuba learning Spanish at a local institute, donating supplies and assisting local farmers.

Students spent 10 days in Cuba learning Spanish at a local institute, donating supplies and assisting local farmers.

Instead of spending time with family and friends during the holiday season, a group of 15 Troy University faculty and students spent time in Cuba immersing themselves in the language and culture and finding ways to give back.

Dr. Johanna Alberich, assistant professor of Spanish in the Department of World Languages and Cultures, took 13…

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TROY students take flight as study abroad opportunities resume

TROY students take flight as study abroad opportunities resume

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