TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) is a federally funded program aimed to increase the academic potential of participants and are provided at no cost to eligible students. The goal of SSS is to increase retention and graduation rates of college students who demonstrate academic need and who are either first-generation, and/or low income, and/or have a documented disability. This goal is based upon the belief that all students, regardless of age, family background, learning style, or presence of a disability, should have equal opportunity to reach their full personal, academic and career potential.
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I finally verified my account to see what's going on. Happy Holidays to everyone.
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This semester was probably one of the hardest semester in my life. Between my personal life and school life, I knew that I would fail. Although I couldn’t always make it to certain workshops and events, I am grateful that I had a safe space to work and wind down in between classes. I am incredibly appreciative of this program and can’t wait to get more involved next semester.
Ayanna, I'm sorry to hear that this has been a rough semester. Please remember, You are not in this alone. Whatever problem or concern you have, we'll work through it and figure it out together. That's what we are here for. So, I definitely look forward to seeing your smiling face around the office next semester. — Donnia Turner on December 19, 2019
Ayanna, keep pushing through. I understand exactly how you feel. You can do it! — Erin McDonald on December 26, 2019
This Program and te people who are in it are All Amazing!!! I would have had to drop out if it wasn’t for everyone’s caring and support!!! Thank You All !!!
Riki, You are AMAZING! You are one of the hardest working folks I know so I'm glad that you didn't give up. Just know that you have your TRIO SSS family behind you every step of the way cheering you on! — Donnia Turner on December 19, 2019
Thank You Mrs. Turner!!! You All have been my Rock! — Riki Kellogg on December 29, 2019
I swear if I didn’t find this office and meet everybody I probably would’ve have dropped out after the summer
Chioke, you are a part of the TRIO family. So, yes I'm glad we found each other. I'm also glad that you didn't give up after the semester. Otherwise, you wouldn't have had one the BEST semesters yet!!!! Congrats on an awesome semester! — Donnia Turner on December 19, 2019
Thanks for ALL that you do. I could not have had a successful Fall semester without ALL of the trio staff!
Edith, You are most welcome! Thank you for allowing TRIO SSS to be a part of your academic journey and success. Keep up the great work. — Donnia Turner on December 19, 2019