Tag Archives: Lauren Cochran

Poverty simulation an eye-opening experience for TROY students

February 14, 2020
By Andy Ellis

Kayla Mitchell scrambled from one side of the large Trojan Center Ballrooms to the other, trying to balance her work schedule while also ensuring she had time to shop for groceries and cover her “family’s” financial obligations.

Students were divided into family groups and had to navigate different circumstances by working with different agencies… Read More

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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Lauren Cochran wins Vergil Parks McKinley Award

September 29, 2016
By Andy Ellis

Lauren Cochran, departmental secretary for First-Year Studies within the John W. Schmidt Center for Student Success at Troy University, has won the University’s Vergil Parks McKinley Award.

Cochran, who has been employed by the University since 2015, received the award from Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., Chancellor, during a ceremony on Tuesday in the Hawkins-Adams-Long Hall…

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