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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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Fourth annual Hungry for Justice Summit set for March 2 at TROY’s Montgomery Campus

February 19, 2018
By Andy Ellis

Students from Alabama’s colleges and universities will examine hunger and poverty in the state on March 2 during the fourth annual Hungry for Justice Student Summit at Troy University Montgomery.

The summit is presented by Troy University’s Office of Civic Engagement and the John W. Schmidt Center for Student Success in conjunction with Alabama Possible,…

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