Tag Archives: civic engagement

Children from around U.S. enjoy Civic Heroes camp at TROY

July 1, 2020
By Greg Phillips

Children from states throughout the country are participating in a superhero-themed virtual summer camp at Troy University.

Civic Heroes, organized by TROY’s Office of Civic Engagement in partnership with the David Mathews Center for Civic Life, is currently serving about 80 students from as far away as the state of Washington.

The online camp has…

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TROY offering Civic Heroes free virtual summer camp for kids

June 3, 2020
By Greg Phillips

Troy University’s Office of Civic Engagement is offering a free superhero-themed virtual summer camp for upper elementary school students starting Monday, June 22.

The camp, titled Civic Heroes, is aimed at students entering fourth through sixth grade and features virtual games, activities and civic lessons for children.

Campers will meet online twice weekly June 22…

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Poverty simulation an eye-opening experience for TROY students

February 14, 2020
By Andy Ellis

Kayla Mitchell scrambled from one side of the large Trojan Center Ballrooms to the other, trying to balance her work schedule while also ensuring she had time to shop for groceries and cover her “family’s” financial obligations.

Students were divided into family groups and had to navigate different circumstances by working with different agencies… Read More