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ATO prepares for Walk Hard

October 04, 2018

Alpha Tau Omega (ATO) will embark on Walk Hard, a six-day, 128.3-mile walk to Panama City Beach, Florida, on March 8 to support wounded veterans. The walk will begin on Troy University’s quad on Friday, March 8 and finish on the Pier Park pier in Panama City Beach on Wednesday, March 13.

Campus Kitchen feeds students over holidays

October 05, 2018

Campus Kitchen, in conjunction with student and staff leaders, organized a three-day food drive for the students who stayed on campus over the Christmas break. Adrian Bone, a sophomore economics major from New Market and student government association (SGA) senator, along with Sarah Gillis, a freshman communications major from Montgomery and Freshman Forum student welfare committee chair, approached Livingston as well as other campus leaders to organize a food drive for the international students, the group vastly affected by food insecurity on campus.

Campus Kitchen catalyst shares story

April 22, 2019

The program has also initiated gardening and nutrition classes at Troy Elementary where students are informed about the nutritional value of different foods and are encouraged to eat healthy food. Last year, the children were taught how to grow vegetables which they sold at the 2018 Downtown Troy Fest. Any interested student, staff or community member can sign up to participate in the Campus Kitchen program by signing up at

Campus Kitchen tackles local food waste issue

April 22, 2019

Every Thursday, several students and staff volunteers gather at the Trojan Dining Hall to collect unused, excess food items which were about to be thrown out and redistribute them to those who are in need. Lauren Cochran, the coordinator of the office of civic engagement, said the initiative is called the Campus Kitchen program and is an arm of the DC Central Kitchen, an organization which recycles food from around the Washington, D.C. area.

Chef’s meals bring people together

April 22, 2019

Eric “Chef” Millsaps, the executive chef of dining services at Troy University, spends most of his day planning and organizing how the different meal service stations at Trojan Dining function. He is the mind behind the fried chicken served during lunch, as well as the North African cauliflower salad served during dinner. “It’s all about making the food people enjoy,” said Millsaps, who only joined the university’s dining services in September 2018.

FACT meeting allows students to voice dining concerns

April 22, 2019

Although only eight students showed, they were able to present concerns about campus dining at the Food Advisory Council of Troy meeting last Thursday. During the meeting, students presented concerns about food quality issues and presented ideas for more retail locations as well as a microwave station in the Trojan Center.

Troy recognized for green initiative

October 05, 2018

The Alabama Department of Education announced Troy University as its 2019 Green Ribbon School, an award recognizing innovative efforts in reducing environmental impact and sustainable education. Johnathon Cellon, the associate dean of first year studies and the project manager, said a lot of work is being done to promote environmental design and awareness.

Chi Alpha’s ‘Welcome to America’ party encourages unity, diversity

August 30, 2018

Chi Alpha hosted a “Welcome to America” party with food and games to help international students feel welcome in this new country.

ISCO discusses reasons to study abroad

August 30, 2018

Students and faculty shared their experiences from a recent study abroad trip to China at the International Student Cultural Organization (ISCO)’s second meeting of the semester last Thursday for Study Abroad night.

Campus Kitchen

April 04, 2018

Founded in 2001, The Campus Kitchens Project is a national organization that empowers student volunteers to fight hunger in their community. On university and high school campuses across the country, students transform unused food from dining halls, grocery stores, restaurants, and farmers’ markets into meals that are delivered to local agencies serving those in need. By taking the initiative...

Simple Servings Allergen-Safe Dining Option 

April 04, 2018

Simple Servings is our allergen-safe, dining option for our customers with food allergies, gluten intolerance, or those who prefer plain and simple foods. Simple Servings is open to anyone..