Tag Archives: Community

Bugs on Broad coming to Phenix City

February 28, 2020
By Alex Travis

Troy University staff members and partnering organizations are uniting local school districts and regional arts in a creative way – through a new, community-wide art project known as Bugs on Broad.

Bugs on Broad combines the imaginative talents of local elementary school children and professional artists native to the Chattahoochee Valley region. The program’s mission…

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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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TROY helping elementary school build outdoor classroom

January 31, 2018
By Greg Phillips

Troy University is helping Troy Elementary School students build new outdoor classrooms.

The University and the Office of Civic Engagement applied for a Youth Service America MLK Day of Service Impact Grant on behalf of Troy Elementary School, which has been awarded $1,500 to improve its outdoor classroom space.

For this project, the Office of…

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