Humbled Hearts offers scholarships, leadership positions

Ayanna Williams Staff Writer Troy University’s chapter of the non-profit community service organization Humbled Hearts Inc. participates in lots of community service on and off-campus. The university chapter was founded in 2019 and is advised by Dr. Dana Wilson. Humbled Hearts is a service and wellness foundation and its motto is “It takes a humbled heart Read More

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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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