Tag Archives: civic engagement

TROY students giving back through ongoing service at Troy Elementary School

January 11, 2019
By Kaylee Willis

Troy University is known for giving back to the community, and one way is through service projects at Troy Elementary School (TES).

The University hosts an annual Week of Service on the TES campus, where students head to TES to do work around the school. However, the Office of Civic Engagement’s partnership with TES goes…

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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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TROY unveils new Troy Elementary outdoor classroom

April 25, 2018
By Greg Phillips

Troy University representatives joined City of Troy officials to unveil a new outdoor classroom at Troy Elementary School on Tuesday.

The University’s Office of Civic Engagement and TROY student volunteers joined forces with Troy Elementary students to build the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service Outdoor Classroom, thanks to a grant from Youth…

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