Studying abroad deemed ‘worth the effort’

Abhigya Ghimire Staff Writer With the aim of helping students gain international awareness, global competency and skills to better compete in the worldwide job market, Troy University provides study abroad trips to countries all around the world. Sarah McKenzie, the study abroad coordinator, guides students through the application process. Troy University provides two ways to study Read More

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Travels give TESOL students exposure to different cultures

Bishal Niroula Staff Writer Troy, living up to its title of Alabama’s International university, not only offers non-native English speaking students classes in learning English as a Second Language (ESL), but also offers a minor to native English-speakers in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) through the College of Communication and Fine Arts.  Theresa Read More

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ISCO discusses reasons to study abroad

Bishal Niroula Contributor Students and faculty shared their experiences from a recent study abroad trip to China at the International Student Cultural Organization (ISCO)’s second meeting of the semester last Thursday for Study Abroad night. The presenters discussed many advantages to studying abroad. “Immersing yourself in other cultures only makes you empathetic, sympathetic, as well as Read More

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Dreams turn to reality in Spain for friends studying abroad

Erin Philpott Contributor For fellow Trojans Jenna Viets and Abby Blackwell, 2018 began a little differently than an average year. While other students were visiting family for the holidays and gearing up for the fresh start of a new semester, these two seniors were boarding a plane en route to Zaragoza, Spain, among a group of several Read More

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