Tag Archives: International

New international students adjusting to life in U.S. during orientation

August 8, 2017
By Greg Phillips

Troy University’s newest international students are getting help in their transition to American college life during orientation this week.

Advisors, professors and student volunteers, many from other countries, are helping the new students adjust.

“It’s exciting,” said Morgan Brantley, an international student advisor. “I love it, because I love seeing their excitement. Some of them,…

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Study abroad to Cuba opens eyes to a different world

July 20, 2017
By Nathaniel Rodriguez

When you go to another country to study abroad, you are exposed to a different perspective. When you study abroad in Cuba, you enter a different world, where the archaic and the modern inhabit the same space.

Imagine streets filled with people dressed in modern fashions, driving vibrant cars from the fifties or riding horse-drawn…

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At Last: The Gran Gala and parting thoughts from Pietrasanta

July 7, 2017
By Marion Givhan

We knew the people, we loved the food, we handled the heat, and the DAP Festival students danced with professional choreographers and dancers. The last few days of the festival represented a simultaneous settling and upheaval. While the TROY family began to feel as if we understood our place in this artists’ town, our departure…

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