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Student Support Services (SSS) is a federally funded TRiO grant program. Other TRiO programs that you may have heard of include Upward Bound, Upward Bound Math/Sciences, Veterans Upward Bound, Talent Search, Educational Opportunity Centers, and the Ronald E. McNair Post-baccalaureate Achievement Program. These programs were established to assist students overcome class, social, academic, and cultural barriers to higher education. Each serves a slightly different population and many work in conjunction with one another to support students through varying portions of their academic careers. A full description of each TRiO program may be found on the Council for Opportunity in Education’s website.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Sophomore B.Y.O.S. (Build Your Own Sundae) Tues, Sept 23rd, 4-5 pm, SSS office. Stop by to enjoy a Sundae Bar and receive information, tips, and resources specific to Sophomores. Sign up sheet will be available in the SSS office on Tues, Sept 16th.

AP – Preparing for Mid-terms – Tried and True Methods for Success Mon, Sept 22, 4:30-6pm, Shenandoah Room – Mountainlair. Don’t stress – prepare! Get tips to help with your mid-term prep. Sign up sheet is available in the SSS office.

AP – Majors, Minors, and Everything in Between Tues, Sept 30, 4:30-5:30 pm, Greenbrier Room – Mountainlair. Choosing a major that is a good fit, how to double-major and info about minors. Sign up sheet will be available in the SSS office on Tues, Sept 23rd.

Cultural Dinner Wed, Oct 1st, 5-7 pm, Mother of India, 40 High Street. Come experience a variety of Indian foods and learn about the culture. Sign up sheet will be available in the SSS office on Wed, Sept 24th.

AP – Career Services Tues, Oct 7th, 1-2 pm, Shenandoah Room – Mountainlair. Learn about MountaineerTrak, how to prepare for job fairs, resume tips, and more! Sign up sheet will be available in the SSS office on Tues, Sept 30th.

Check out the latest copy of the SSS Newsletter, “the aSSiStant” on the News and Events page!*

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