Students and faculty explain the Risk Management Insurance major

Lirona Joshi Staff Writer Troy University, in a bid to provide proficiency in risk management and insurance concepts as applied to global business framework, has been offering the Risk Management and Insurance (RMI) major concentration as a part of Sorrell College of Business’s degree program since 2000. The goal of the program is to facilitate industry-specific Read More

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John Schmidt: A voice for students

Troy University photo Luke Brantley Variety Editor After working at Troy University for 20 years, and four years of retirement, Dr. John Schmidt has returned to serve as the senior vice chancellor for student services. Schmidt said his new role is primarily student-focused. “I am the voice, the representative, for the students in major decision making, Read More

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Study tips for finals

Pradyot Sharma Staff Writer Having achieved a 4.0 GPA for the past four semesters, Perry Metzler, a junior hospitality management major from Atmore, says there is little pressure on him before his finals because he has been preparing consistently throughout the semester. “I have a solid grade in every class and don’t have to stress as Read More

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Students discuss Odyssey changes: pros, cons

Draven Jackson Staff Writer Writing for the Odyssey may seem like a creative and fun pastime, but content creators, present and former, say it can be hard work and compensation isn’t always on par with effort or good content. Odyssey is an online publication where writers can submit articles, poems, short stories or videos, and share Read More

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Practicing Islam in the Bible Belt

Lirona Joshi Contributor Alabama’s close-knit, predominantly Christian community is a home for Troy University. Its international program brings people from all over the globe and of all faiths into Troy. These include many Muslim students who are adapting to the Bible Belt lifestyle. “I don’t think there is much difference in terms of living between Christianity Read More

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