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.
Graduation & Recognition Banquet Friday, May 1st, 5-7 pm, Gold Ballroom, Mountainlair. Join us for our annual banquet to recognize the accomplishments of all our SSS participants and to celebrate the students who will be graduating in May. The sign up sheet will be available in the SSS office on April 17th.
Check out the latest copy of the SSS Newsletter, “the aSSiStant” on the News and Events page!*
Visit Weekly Update for more news and information.