SHORT the Squirrel celebrates second birthday, big milestones

The children's literacy program has grown rapidly over the last two years and continues to expand.

The children's literacy program has grown rapidly over the last two years and continues to expand.

A childhood literacy initiative featuring a 6-foot tall, cape-wearing squirrel named SHORT created by two Troy University alumnae recently hit several milestones: celebrating its second birthday, graduating from the IDEA Bank to the Pike County Economic Development Center and securing a $25,000 grant from the Daniel Foundation to produce its first children’s book.

SHORT was…

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Grant will aid Troy City students in learning about entrepreneurship through TROY

Troy City Schools received a grant for CTE students in eighth grade to learn entrepreneurship at TROY.

Troy City Schools received a grant for CTE students in eighth grade to learn entrepreneurship at TROY.

Troy City Schools and the Small Business Development Center at Troy University are partnering in a program that will provide Troy eighth graders a chance to learn about entrepreneurship.

The Charles Henderson Middle School Career and Technical Education Exploration and Entrepreneurship Program is made possible through a $25,000 grant from the Alabama Department of Education…

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Entrepreneurship Summer Camp registration is open for high school students

Registration is open for high school Entrepreneurship Summer Camp at the IDEA Bank.

Registration is open for high school Entrepreneurship Summer Camp at the IDEA Bank.

Registration is now under way for Entrepreneurship Summer Camps, hosted by Troy University’s IDEA Bank and the Small Business Development Center.

The camps will focus on high school students who want to develop skills necessary for successful entrepreneurial start-up businesses. The camp is supported through a grant from the Wiregrass Resource Conservation and Development Council.

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Holiday Showcase planned by students at the IDEA Bank

IDEA Bank student entrepreneurs are planning a Holiday Showcase Dec. 1 at the bank on the square in downtoTo bring in the holidaywn Troy. (TROY photo)

IDEA Bank student entrepreneurs are planning a Holiday Showcase Dec. 1 at the bank on the square in downtoTo bring in the holidaywn Troy. (TROY photo)

To bring in the holiday season, the IDEA Bank will host a student-led holiday showcase to show off student entrepreneurs and their businesses.

The showcase on Wednesday, Dec. 1, was an idea brought forward by sophomores Hannah Dinkel and Arthur Penn.

Dinkel said the idea came to her last year, but she wasn’t able to…

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