Troy Students gain experience managing micro-businesses in Ecuador

(CONTRIBUTED/ Bria Jansen) Lirona Joshi Staff Writer Every year, the Sorrell College of Business provides global business majors the opportunity to study abroad in Ecuador as a part of their global leadership experience. The week-long trip takes students to Salinas, a small rural village nestled in the Andes mountains in Ecuador, where they spend time engaging Read More

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Universal healthcare: A student’s perspective

(CONTRIBUTED/ Charlotte Pryor) Charlotte Pryor, a senior psychology major from Troy, interning in a medical clinic in Costa Rica this summer as a Benjamin A. Gilman Scholar. Charlotte Pryor Contributor One of the great opportunities gained from studying abroad in Costa Rica is learning firsthand the meaning of universal health care. Costa Rica offers universal health Read More

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Student studies under Nobel Prize winner

(CONTRIBUTED/ Ty Naquin) Ty Naquin, a senior physics major from Millbrook, Alabama, had the opportunity to research optics under Nobel Prize-winning physicist Gerard Mourou in France during the summer of 2019. Lirona Joshi Staff Writer What if your job this summer was hanging out in the lab with one of the best people in your field Read More

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Troy student shares study abroad experience

(CONTRIBUTED/ Rachid Bowles) Rachid Bowles, a junior physics major from Birmingham, researching nanofibers during his internship over the summer.  Luke Brantley Variety Editor Rachid Bowles, a junior physics major from Birmingham, Alabama, gave a presentation Tuesday about his experience studying abroad at an internship in the Czech Republic over the summer. Bowles’ internship was done through Read More

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