West Virginia University


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, April 25th, 5-7 pm, Hatfields, Mountainlair.
Join us for our upcoming SSS/TRIO Graduation and Recognition Event. Dinner will be provided and a very special ceremony will follow. In addition to honoring our graduates, we will also be celebrating our 20 year milestone- this academic year (2013-14) marks the 20th consecutive year that WVU has received funding for our SSS Program! Graduates may bring one guest at no cost; all other guests will be $10.00. For event details and to register, please follow this link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/celebrating-20-years-of-wvu-ssstrio-graduates-tickets-10678793559

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