Tag Archives: civic engagement

Publix continues support of TROY’s Office of Civic Engagement through latest donation

May 23, 2019
By Andy Ellis

Troy University’s Office of Civic Engagement received a boost to its efforts in battling food insecurity in the local area.

On Tuesday, Publix of Troy presented a check for $1,400 to University representatives to help with programs such as Campus Kitchens, Backpacks for Kids and community gardens, which are all a part of the office’s…

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TROY students giving back through ongoing service at Troy Elementary School

January 11, 2019
By Kaylee Willis

Troy University is known for giving back to the community, and one way is through service projects at Troy Elementary School (TES).

The University hosts an annual Week of Service on the TES campus, where students head to TES to do work around the school. However, the Office of Civic Engagement’s partnership with TES goes…

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Students gain empathy through poverty simulation

September 20, 2018
By Greg Phillips

When Brittney Taylor entered the Trojan Center ballroom, she wasn’t expecting her outlook on life to change.

But Taylor, one of about 60 Troy University senior nursing students who took part in a poverty simulation Tuesday morning, learned valuable lessons over the course of just a few hours.

“I learned not to be as judgmental,”…

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