TRIO Rising Scholars Program
The staff in both the TRIO Rising Scholars and the TRIO Teacher Prep Programs would like to clearly declare to our entire TRIO Community that we support and are committed to anti-racism and more broadly, to anti-oppression.
We also acknowledge that we can better engage in learning, listening, and discussion on both individual and staff levels if we are to be a thriving and inclusive community. Social justice work is related to every aspect of our lives and we must remain constantly engaged in order to improve life for all.
We are currently evaluating opportunities for learning and discussion on matters of diversity and inclusion, and anti-oppression in peer-to-peer meetings, as a staff and as a community. And as we enter the upcoming fall 2020 semester, we will ask for your input on how we can further shape and maintain this plan into the future. Please stay tuned as we get closer to the fall semester.
We believe students from all socioeconomic backgrounds should have equal opportunity to earn a post-secondary education. We assist students in the transition from being a typical college student to a scholar who is well-connected, engaged, and heading down a path of success.
To be eligible for TRS, you must be:
- A first-generation college student, or
- A financially limited college student, or
- A student with a documented disability.
- Free individual tutoring for any freshman or sophomore level course.
- One-on-one advising.
- Academic development skills training
- Career and major exploration.
- Social and cultural opportunities.
Meet the 2020-2021 TRIO Cohort!
Because many of our incoming TRIO Rising Scholars and TRIO Teacher Prep students won’t be able to meet each other in person for a while, we asked them all to submit a photo and some fun facts about themselves so that we can get to know them virtually!
Click the link below to get to know them!