Girls State offers opportunities to learn about government, leadership

City, county and state officials are elected each year at Alabama Girls State.

City, county and state officials are elected each year at Alabama Girls State.

Hundreds of rising high school seniors from across the state spent June 4-9 at Troy University participating in the 81st session of the American Legion Auxiliary’s Alabama Girls State program learning about all levels of state government and making memories that will last a lifetime.

Every American Legion Auxiliary Girls State program operates through a nonpartisan curriculum…

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TROY, American Village agreement seeks to bolster knowledge of U.S. history, government

Troy University and American Village officials sign a Memorandum of Understanding on Thursday to increase civics, government and history knowledge.

Troy University and American Village officials sign a Memorandum of Understanding on Thursday to increase civics, government and history knowledge.

Troy University and the American Village Citizenship Trust are teaming up to help Alabama youth increase their knowledge and understanding of U.S. history, the function of government and the role of the citizen in the governmental process.

A memorandum of understanding was signed by the two institutions in Montgomery on Thursday, creating a Young Leaders…

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Girls State delegates get hands-on governmental, leadership experience during week at Troy University

Girls State delegates had the opportunity to listen to Gov. Kay Ivey, a Girls State alum, speak on citizenship and the lasting impact of the program.

Girls State delegates had the opportunity to listen to Gov. Kay Ivey, a Girls State alum, speak on citizenship and the lasting impact of the program.

Hundreds of rising high school seniors from across the state spent the last week at Troy University participating in the 80th session of the American Legion Auxiliary’s Alabama Girls State program learning about all levels of state government and making memories that will last a lifetime.

Every American Legion Auxiliary Girls State program operates through…

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TROY’s Center for Public Service helps to support state, local agencies

The Center for Public Service was established in 2016 and is located on the Montgomery Campus.

The Center for Public Service was established in 2016 and is located on the Montgomery Campus.

Troy University’s Center for Public Service was recently awarded a $365,000 grant from the Alabama Department of Public Health to collaborate on improving data systems, collection and analysis and use of racial, ethnic and rural health data for COVID-19 prevention and control. This latest grant is just one part of the Center’s partnerships with state…

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