Tag Archives: civic engagement

Summit raises awareness about food, housing insecurity among college students

March 3, 2017
By Andy Ellis

Classes, all-night study sessions, research papers and exams, and extracurricular activities and social events are all commonly thought of as making up the college experience. Hunger and homelessness are not.

And yet, statistics from the recent study, “Hunger on Campus: The Challenge of Food Insecurity for College Students,” reveal food and housing insecurity is growing…

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TROY to host poverty, hunger summit at the Montgomery Campus on Feb. 24

February 17, 2017
By Andy Ellis

MONTGOMERY – Students from Alabama’s colleges and universities will come together on Feb. 24 to examine food and housing insecurity among college students during the third annual Hungry for Justice Student Summit at Troy University Montgomery.

The free summit is presented by Troy University’s Office of Civic Engagement in conjunction with Alabama Possible, a statewide…

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TROY students build garden beds for local elementary school

January 24, 2017
By Savanah Weed

Due to the threat of rain and severe weather last week, the MLK Days of Service projects were relocated, but still carried out as planned.

Students gathered in Eldridge Hall on the afternoons of Jan. 19 and 20 to build garden beds for the university’s upcoming garden project at Troy Elementary School.

Keri Shaw, a…

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