Troy University’s Office of Civic Engagement recently hosted its annual Can Castle contest to help fight food insecurity.
The contest collects food cans for the campus’ Backpacks for Kids program that helps feed local children around Pike County for several months.
Each participating organization creates a castle out of the cans the group has collected.
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…
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…
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…