TRIO SSS Trips
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Why support First-Generation College Student Success?
"Celebrating the accomplishments of our first-generation students across the country
not only sheds light upon their vast abilities but fosters an environment of asset-based
approaches to serving this
student population. First-Generation College Celebration creates an intentional conversation about this important population, recognizes institutional commitment to fostering student success,
and creates a platform for campus collaborations" said Sarah E. Whitley, Ph.D., senior director, Center for First-generation Student Success.
What to know where we go and what we do?
Campus Visits include but not limited to:
Iowa State University
Iowa Wesleyan University
University of Iowa
University of Northern Iowa
Western Illinois University
Career Site Visits:
Our Career site visits coordinate with the majors/careers that our TRIO SSS students express interest in.
Students in the TRIO SSS program at SCC have learned about careers in:
Business, Criminal Justice, Education,
Engineering/Manufacturing, Health Care,
Psychology/Social Work/Counseling and more!
Leadership & Peer Mentoring Activities include but not limited to:
Team Building - High Ropes & Challenge Course, Rock Climbing
Iowa TRIO Student Leadership Conference
Iowa TRIO Day
Campus & Community Volunteer Events
Pictures of Recent TRIO SSS Visits:
St. Louis University, Spring 2019
TRIO SSS Stressbusters, Spring 2019
Western Illinois University, Spring 2019
University of Iowa, Fall 2018
Marty Jacobs | Construction Management
I was the first person in my family to get a college degree. It meant a lot to me and my family. I just did what I enjoyed and took the classes that worked for me. That's how I earned a degree in Construction...More ›
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