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Bacon shares passion for art with Troy Elementary students

Artist Dr. Art Bacon paints a Troy Elementary School student during a live art demonstration sponsored by Troy University's International Art Center.

Artist Dr. Art Bacon paints a Troy Elementary School student during a live art demonstration sponsored by Troy University's International Art Center.

It starts with a few brush stokes, brown swoops on a bright white canvas. As artist Dr. Art Bacon leans over to peer at his subject—a young girl seated on a stool—a classroom full of fourth-graders leans forward to watch him.

Soon, the swoops and swishes of brown paint form the familiar face of one…

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Grant to provide outdoor exercise equipment for Troy Elementary School students

Jeff Adams of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama presents grant check to Troy University and Troy Elementary officials and students.

Jeff Adams of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama presents grant check to Troy University and Troy Elementary officials and students.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama officials presented Troy University and Troy Elementary School officials with a $10,000 Be Healthy Schools grant today during a ceremony at the school.

The grant, secured by Drs. Candice Howard-Shaughnessy and Brandon Sluder of the University’s Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion along with Teresa Sims and Forrest Lee…

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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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