Build online engagement through a virtual student union

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Overcome the challenge of online students feeling disconnected and disengaged by developing a virtual student union. Learn how Troy University designed its own virtual student union called "Trojan Cafe"--and received recognition from The EvoLLLution, University Business, KMI Media Group, Best Schools, and University Dive. Trojan Cafe is a Blackboard Learn course for Troy University online learners.  Troy's online student community provides a variety of tools and resources for online learners including forums, student success stories, faculty introductions, an online writing center, online career services, contests and giveaways, live webinars, articles highlighting Troy programs, wellness information, tips for learner success, new courses being offered, and much more. Learn how the Trojan Cafe has become a valuable resource for recruiting, engaging, and retaining learners.



    @Alicia Harkless, Associate Director of Educational Technology, Troy University

     Kimberly Shaver, Director, Educational Technology, Troy University

     Amanda Smothers, Assistant Director of Student Engagement, Troy University