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.
AP – Practical Tips for Academic Success Wed, Sept 3rd, 4:30-5:30 pm, Shenandoah Rm, Mountainlair. Learn proven techniques for becoming a successful student. Sign up sheet will be available in the SSS office on Wed, August 27th.
Gender Identity 101: Stigma Reduction Thurs, Sept 4th, 7-9pm, Mountainlair Ballrooms. Diversity program – meet at 6:30 pm in the SSS office. Sign up sheet will be available in the SSS office on Thurs, August 28th.
Being Safe on Campus Fri, Sept 5th, 12:30 – 2 pm, Shenandoah Rm, Mountainlair. Learn how to be safe on campus and increase your awareness about drug/alcohol abuse and sexual violence. Sign up sheet will be available in SSS office Fri, August 29th.
Student Health Tour Mon, Sept 8th, 3-4:45 pm, Meet in SSS office. Take a walking tour to new location of Carruth Center and Student Health. Sign up sheet will be available in SSS office Fri, August 29th.
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