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‘Odyssey’ marks start of college quest for new Trojans

August 15, 2017
By Clif Lusk

The Trojan Nation sent its newest members on their quest for higher education Sunday during “Odyssey,” Troy University’s new student convocation.

The convocation serves as the formal kick off of the educational process at TROY in Trojan Arena, the same location where that process culminates as commencement, said Dr. Hal Fulmer, Associate Provost and Dean…

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Alumnus Nick Abraham to address incoming Troy University students at Odyssey Convocation

August 10, 2017
By Andy Ellis

Troy University alumnus and former Student Government Association president Nick Abraham will deliver the keynote address to new students during the University’s Odyssey Convocation at 2 p.m. on Sunday in Trojan Arena on the Troy Campus.

The 13th annual Odyssey Convocation will highlight the University’s Welcome Weekend 2017, which includes sorority bid day on…

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‘Become more interesting’ should be goal of entering college students

August 15, 2016
By Clif Lusk

National journalist and author Tom Foreman told new students at Troy University to walk through doors and make those doors matter.

Speaking to TROY’s Odyssey Convocation for new students, Foreman, an alumnus who is a journalist at CNN, challenged the entering class to become “interesting people” and take advantage of opportunities that TROY presented.

“The…

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