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BRIDGE program provides recipe for success for Hurtsboro community

July 29, 2019
By Andy Ellis

A program cooked up by faculty, staff and a graduate student from Troy University’s Phenix City Campus has proven to be the recipe for success in improving literacy and bringing generations together in the rural town of Hurtsboro.

Made possible by a grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation, the two-week Building Relationships in Diverse…

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Literacy program bridges generations in Hurtsboro

July 13, 2018
By Andy Ellis

A two-week summer program in Hurtsboro, designed to strengthen students’ reading and writing skills, also helped to bring generations in the rural Russell County town together.

Troy University’s Building Relationships in Diverse Generational Environments (BRIDGE) Literacy Project, funded through a grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation, provided a variety of reading and writing activities,…

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