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Barbara Jeffrey wins Vergil Parks McKinley Award

Chancellor Jack Hawkins, Jr. presents Barbara Jeffrey, secretary for the Department of Social Sciences, the Vergil Parks McKinley Award on Dec. 16.

Chancellor Jack Hawkins, Jr. presents Barbara Jeffrey, secretary for the Department of Social Sciences, the Vergil Parks McKinley Award on Dec. 16.

Barbara Jeffrey, secretary for the Department of Social Sciences, has won Troy University’s Vergil Parks McKinley Award.

Jeffrey, who has been a member of the TROY staff since 2008, received the award from Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., Chancellor, on Dec. 16 during the University’s annual Faculty/Staff Christmas luncheon. She was nominated by Dr. Sharon Everhardt,…

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Troy University, Valiant Cross Academy garden project launch farm stand

Valiant Cross Academy and Troy University's Montgomery Campus unveiled a farm stand on Monday as the latest part of a community garden project.

Valiant Cross Academy and Troy University's Montgomery Campus unveiled a farm stand on Monday as the latest part of a community garden project.

Like the plants themselves, a community garden project representing a partnership between Troy University’s Montgomery Campus and Valiant Cross Academy is growing.

The project is launching a farm stand that will be located at Valiant Cross on Dexter Avenue and manned by the school’s scholars. Produce from the garden, located on the TROY Montgomery Campus,…

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Troy University to partner with schools in Troy, Montgomery in garden project

Student and staff volunteers prepare garden at Troy Elementary School as part of a project funded through a USDA grant.

Student and staff volunteers prepare garden at Troy Elementary School as part of a project funded through a USDA grant.

A new partnership between Troy University’s Office of Civic Engagement and schools in Troy and Montgomery will help improve children’s access to fresh produce, while also increasing their nutritional knowledge.

Made possible through a United States Department of Agriculture Specialty Crop grant, the project will include a raised-bed garden at Troy Elementary School and…

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