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by Amanda Smothers, Assistant Director of Student Engagement

The best way to stay motivated to do well in college is to truly enjoy the classes you take.  You might not have the time or opportunity to travel to a Troy University campus so why not attend an online class?

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by Ian Acosta, Contributor

Online courses are becoming extremely popular in college curricula these days. In a number of ways, online courses provide students more flexibility and convenience, and also allow professors to not have to spend hours per week on lecturing, allowing them to put more time toward personalized office hours or other research.

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by Donna Brown, Assistant Director of Student Professional Development

It is ideal to choose a career that fits your skills, interests and values. Although that sounds easy, many college students and adults have trouble deciding on a career path.

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by Sarah Blain, Troy University Student

Students have options when choosing how to complete their degree.  TROY Online offers connection and convenience along with a quality education.

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Nikkie Burdette: Leaving Behind Years of Regret

by Amanda Smothers, Assistant Director of Student Engagement

When Nikkie avoided her high school reunion, she began to realize the role that regret and disappointment played in her life and she says this was the moment her turning point began.

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Why Me? Pushing Through the Pressure

by Ronnie Brandtman, Troy University Student

Countless times I have found myself sitting bedside, hovering over my desk at work, or lying helplessly on the couch wondering what my next move should be when dealing with an unfortunate event.  As I have matured, I have learned that these feelings are normal and tough times are part of life!

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Campus to Career Tours

by Donna Brown, Assistant Director of Student Professional Development

The Center for Student Success, The Office of Civic Engagement, and TROY Online partnered to take TROY Alabama campus students on a tour of local businesses. Our mission was to expose students to a variety of work environments in hopes of helping students make informed career decisions early in their degree plan.

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Tiffany Howington: A love for animals and TROY

 

by Bailey Wilson, Trojan Cafe Student Writer

Tiffany loves animals.  She founded Troy Animal Rescue Project (TARP) a nonprofit, no-kill, volunteer rescue organization serving Pike County, Alabama, and surrounding areas. She's also a student and a staff member at TROY.

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Why There Isn't an Easy Major to Study in College

by Kourtney Frye, Troy University Student

When I was younger and uncertain about what I wanted to do, my mother asked me something that was thought provoking. She said, "What can you see yourself doing in the next 20 years?  Is it something that you will hate getting up every morning to do?

Do You Know How to Study Prep?

by Amanda Smothers, Assistant Director of Student Engagement

A little refresher on best practices for making the most out of your study time can make all the difference between mastering important concepts and simply squeaking by.

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Student Appreciation Day!

Student Appreciation Day is TROY's way of showing our students some Trojan love!  Events and activities will be available all throughout the day for students at every campus and location.

8 Ways to Be a Successful Graduate Student

by Magoosh, Trojan Cafe Contributor

Graduate studies aren’t easy, and they require a lot of commitment and dedication. Check out our tips to help you become the most successful grad student you can be!

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Like Father, Like Daughter

by Troy University Staff

Back in the day as “they” sometimes say, a family used to drive several times a year from their home in Columbus, Mississippi to visit family in Panama City, Florida. What they found along the way was Troy University.

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New Online Classes for Term 4

Every term TROY Online offers brand new courses to Troy University students.  Take a look at the new offerings and begin to plan your schedule early.  View important dates and mark your calendar for another great term at TROY!

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Burnout: What to do when it happens

by Dianna Blake, College Success for Moms

It’s official: I am burnt out. I want to be done with college. I don’t want to write any more essays. I just want to work and take care of my family. It took a decade, but it finally happened.

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Marina Alekseyevna Papayanki: Turning challenges into a world of opportunity.

 

by Donna Brown, Assistant Director of Student Professional Development

“I am originally from Odessa, Ukraine. I moved to Texas with my mother and sister when I was 12 years old. My original language is Russian, but I also read and understand Ukrainian."

 

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Troy University students have found out the "happiest place on earth" can also be the best place to work. Disney internships have provided ample opportunities for students to work in a variety of fields.

TROY’s Working Warriors: TROY for Troops

Troy University has a long history of supporting service members through the Troy for Troops Center. Chancellor Dr. Jack Hawkins, Senior Vice Chancellor Walter Givhan, and Dave Barron, Associate Vice Chancellor for Military Affairs, share how TROY helps service members, Veterans and their dependents get the financial, academic and emotional support they need to succeed in obtaining a degree.

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