Troy University’s Office of Civic Engagement recently hosted its annual Can Castle contest to help fight food insecurity.
The contest collects food cans for the campus’ Backpacks for Kids program that helps feed local children around Pike County for several months.
Each participating organization creates a castle out of the cans the group has collected.
Troy University’s FarmHouse Fraternity is top contributor for 2019
Troy University’s chapter of FarmHouse Fraternity earned the Top Contributor slot for 2019 with the Alabama Chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, thanks to the fraternity’s annual Crawfish Boil and a donation of $19,500.
“Leukemia, Lymphoma, and other blood cancers affect millions world wide and…
Alpha Gamma Delta members surveyed a structure consisting of more than 400 canned food items arranged to resemble the circus backdrop of “The Greatest Showman.”
“Some members felt called to bring extra items,” said Jenna Odem, a broadcast journalism major from Fairhope, Ala., and a member of the sorority.
That organization was just one of…
Spc. Lance Gieselmann knows about sacrifice.
In 2003, Gieselmann’s tank drove over an improvised explosive device, creating an explosion that left the two other passengers dead and Gieselmann with life-changing injuries.
For the last six years, the Purple Heart recipient has enjoyed meeting and bonding with other veterans who share similar stories, thanks to Jeep…