Tag Archives: Making a Difference

TROY accounting students provide free tax assistance to locals in need

April 11, 2017
By Savanah Weed

Accounting students at Troy University spent the first half of their semester processing tax returns for low-income individuals and the elderly under the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program.

Dena Mitchell, an assistant professor in the School of Accountancy and a site coordinator for the VITA program, said TROY students in ACT 4494 and 4495 participate…

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Under One Roof

March 29, 2017
By Michael Orlofsky

My Polish immigrant grandmother lived in a rowhome in a coal-mining town in eastern Pennsylvania. In making reference to the house and neighborhood she said that they all lived under one roof. Quite literally, every house on her block was connected to its neighbor, and each roof was contiguous one to the other. Her concern…

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Can Castle Contest nets more than 7000 food items to fight local hunger

March 16, 2017
By Andy Ellis

Troy University students collected more than 7,000 food items as the result of the Office of Civic Engagement’s seventh annual Can Castle Contest at the Troy Campus on Wednesday.

Student organizations collected items and then used those items to construct can castles on the patio outside of the Barnes & Noble bookstore.

Phi Mu sorority…

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