Technology fosters connecting, learning

Emily Beckstrom Timmy Dunkin, a political science major from Dothan who was a junior in the spring, added his professor as a friend on Facebook. Two days later, he found himself having coffee and speaking…

Connect with alumni through student association

Jacob Holmes Students coming to Troy in the fall of 2015 will get a chance to join a re-energized Student Alumni Association, said spring 2015 President Morris Turner, a finance major from Mobile who plans…

Manage your time, and get better results

Kimberly Steele Time can often mean the difference between turning in a great assignment and proper understanding or a slap-dash, last-minute attempt at something. Megan Greer, a computer science major from Panama City, Florida, who…

Finding your niche at Troy University

Tamela Staples IMPACT gives you the opportunity to connect with organizations that will be valuable in your college career, according to Quinta Goines. Goines, a multimedia journalism major from Needham, Alabama, who was a junior…

Dress properly for the occasion

Will Reinert “The student pulled up his trousers, pushed back his shoulders, and walked with confidence to his class.” That is how Chancellor Jack Hawkins described the reaction on the first time he explained to…

Find your way around campus; explore campus

Emily Paige Blodgett “I’ve been locked in the phone booth,” said Riley Jacks, a human services major from Oxford who was a freshman in the spring. “While I was here for Trumbauer 2013 (a theater…

Students share tradition, legends

Jane Morrell Aubrey Toole and her roommates pass around a bowl of popcorn as they watch “The Princess Diaries 2” — a tradition that they share once a month. “My roommates and I pick out…

Students talk life after graduation

Kianna Collins Before anyone knows it, graduation is impending, and the pressure to make a decision is on. There are many things students could do after graduation. Laura Hutto, a biomedical sciences major from Calera…

Programs serve military veterans, future officers

Hannah Hartline Jarrod Mack considered not attending college until he saw an opportunity in Troy University’s ROTC program. Mack, a political science major from Robertsdale, Alabama, who was a senior in the spring, said that…

Special summer edition of Tropolitan

This summer edition of the Tropolitan is a guide for students — especially those entering Troy University and participating in IMPACT summer orientation. Journalism students who worked on this project as writers and editors include…

Get to know departmental secretaries

Randall Smith Sitting behind a mahogany desk in the John M. Long School of Music office, “Miss Rhonda” wears a lot of hats figuratively, and sometimes she literally wears a tiara. Students visit departmental secretary…