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Brooklyn Reynolds: "My mission in life is to implement a positive change in the lives of our troubled youth."

by Donna Brown, Assistant Director of Student Professional Development

“I am originally from a small town named Wicksburg which is about 16 miles from Dothan, Alabama. I grew up surrounded by country life. For many years, it was just my mom and me, but we had the best support system I could have ever asked for."

Canvas 101: A Video Library for Students

by Amanda Smothers, Assistant Director of Student Engagement

Some Troy University online classes will begin switching from Blackboard to Canvas in Term 5 and all classes should be using Canvas by Term 1, 2017.  TROY believes you will be impressed by Canvas' ease of use, intuitive design, modern interface and enhanced communication tools, which will provide an engaging and meaningful learning experience.

7 Ways for Night Owls to Wake Up in the Morning

by Faith Rosenwald, Troy University Student

If you're a night owl like me, I'm sure you're accustomed to staying up well past midnight. Whether it be watching Netflix, doing homework, hanging with friends or cleaning up your room, you are never quite ready for that alarm to go off at 8 a.m. the next morning.

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Trojan Spotlight: Joey Meredith - A love for TROY, photography and music

by Bailey Wilson, Trojan Cafe Student Writer

“One word — organization” is key to a busy life, says Joey Meredith, a Troy University employee, TROY online student, photographer and musician.

Meredith, 49, grew up on a farm in Banks, Alabama, and now lives in Troy with his wife, Dawn, and their 15-year-old daughter, Anna Grace.

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Spring Career Fair April 19, 2017 19 Castles in the US That You've Got to Check Out Seven Steps for Research Paper Writing Student Appreciation Day Winners!

60 employers with jobs and internships for you! Don't miss this opportunity to network with employers. We suggest you bring several resumes and dress professionally to make the best impression.  Free professional headshots will be taken.

by Madison Linnihan, Troy University Student

If you're anything like me, you have a serious case of the Travel Bug, but you're also a broke college student that can't afford to travel abroad on a whim. Lucky for us, there are a ton of really incredible places to visit in the United States, more specifically, there are a ton of really incredible castles to visit.

from the TROY Online Writing Center

Not a fan of writing college research papers?  The Online Writing Center shares seven steps to help make the process more clear from start to finish.  Consider a simple and effective strategy for finding information and documenting sources.

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It's Student Appreciation Day at Troy University and Trojan Cafe!  We know that students are the heart of all that we do and we've got some fun in store for this grand occasion.  Students entered our drawings and we'll be giving away TROY gear all day.  Check this page to see if you've won.

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Trojan Spotlight: Mallory Jones - Science, Spanish and sorority

by Bailey Wilson, Trojan Cafe Student Writer

Mallory Jones has known since a young age that she wanted to become a physician, but never expected to gain a love for science, the Spanish language and a sorority.  Jones, 21, a senior on Troy University’s main campus from Luverne, Alabama, graduated from Luverne High School with a passion for the medical field and science.

Balancing Career Dreams and Reality

by Donna Brown, Assistant Director of Student Professional Development

Dream jobs are based on a multitude of criteria. Money and benefits, to satisfy a passion, the industry in which we work, a product line, types of daily challenges, the people we work with, and business cycles are examples of a few determining factors.

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Student Forums: What's the Point?

by Amanda Smothers, Assistant Director of Student Engagement

Trojan Café hosts casual student forums for ALL Troy University students.  But with social media being everywhere, what is really the point?  I’m here to give you a few points.

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Fork vs Genes (or Both!)

by Dr. Teresa Johnson, RDN, Troy University Faculty

March is National Nutrition Month and this year’s theme is “Put your best fork forward” to serve as a reminder that each of us can take personal responsibility for making healthy choices.

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Smartphone Zombies?

by Amanda Smothers, Assistant Director of Student Engagement

Have you ever experienced nomophobia (no-mobile-phone-phobia)?  Nomophobia is the fear of losing your cellphone or having to go without it. Studies show that almost all Americans (95 percent) have a cellphone.

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Job Search: Identifying the Disconnect

by Donna Brown, Assistant Director of Student Professional Development

How do we go about identifying the disconnect between our current career situation and the career we would like to have? How do we begin to create a plan that will get us to our desired outcome?

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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Deb Fortune makes a difference through leadership

by Bailey Wilson, Trojan Cafe Student Writer

Dr. Deb Fortune helps Troy University faculty and students develop their teaching and leadership skills and, in her spare time, plays the mandolin.

She serves as director of the Center for Excellence in eTeaching.

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Select Canvas Features and Testimonials

by Amanda Smothers, Assistant Director of Student Engagement

It's time to see what the new learning management system, Canvas, is all about.  We'll start with a look at a few features and see what others are saying about Canvas.

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Meet Ashli Morris, new SGA President

Ashli Morris decided to get involved right away when she got to TROY. Working with SGA as well as the Army ROTC, Ashli is now taking over as the SGA President for the 2017-2018 school year. Watch as she tells about her time at TROY, what she hopes to do while serving as president and how she decided to join Army ROTC.

Project Pre-K to K

Project Pre-K to K Transition, funded by a grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, began last fall and has already made a difference at Eastside Childcare Learning Center and Pal-A-Roos Daycare, the two child care centers selected for the first phase of the project.

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