Entries by Dennis Stangl

Westminster McNair Scholars Attend UC Berkeley Symposium

Ten Westminster McNair Scholars traveled to Berkeley, CA early in August to present their summer research projects at the 24th Annual McNair Scholars Symposium.  They were able to network with and attend the presentations of hundreds of McNair Scholars from across the country, visit either Stanford or UC Davis, and speak with recruiters at the graduate […]

TRIO House at Colorado State University named in Honor of Paul Thayer

I wanted to share a recent article in our CSU e-newsletter that featured a story about Paul.  The TRIO House on campus was recently named in his honor, specifically recognizing his long term commitment to supporting students from underrepresented backgrounds, including his years in TRIO.  I thought that you may want to include this in […]

TRIO receives Talent Search and Educational Opportunity Center grants from Department of Education

TRIO receives Talent Search and Educational Opportunity Center grants from Department of Education The University of North Dakota has once again been awarded both a TRIO/Talent Search and TRIO/Educational Opportunity Center grant from the Department of Education. The goal of these programs is to ensure secondary school graduation and increase the college enrollment rate and […]

May EOC Student of the Month

The EOC Participant of the Month that is Mr. Steve Chenoweth. Steve is a 55 yr old, LIFG, non-traditional student. He graduated in December 2015 with his Associate’s degree in Addictionology and plans to attend UW-Casper in the fall, majoring in Social Work. The reason I chose Steve is because he is not the typical […]

Upward Bound students spend summer at UND campus

Published in the Grand Forks Herald – http://www.grandforksherald.com/news/education/4049759-upward-bound-students-spend-summer-und-campus By Anna Burleson on Jun 7, 2016 at 9:10 p.m.   A car wash fundraiser may not seem connected to convincing more students to enroll in college, but there is a correlation through UND’s Upward Bound program. A federally funded program, Upward Bound assists first-generation and underprivileged high […]

NWC has 50 TRIO Grads in 2016!

This year Northwest College’s SSS TRIO program in Powell, Wyoming had 51 graduates.  The NWC SSS program has been in operation for just over 15 years, and this is the largest class of graduates they have ever had in that time.  A few years ago, NWC TRIO started the tradition of inviting graduates to a photo […]

Westminster College McNair Scholars Graduation News

Please join the Westminster College McNair Scholars Program in congratulating our 2015-16 graduates! 2016 Graduates Entering Graduate School in Fall 2016   (10/11 will attend graduate school this fall = 91%)   Abby Steven Arellanes will enter the PhD program in sociology at North Carolina State University. Brianda De Leon (U of U) will begin the master’s […]

April Wyoming EOC Student of the Month

Charlotte Bohren is the Wyoming EOC student of the Month for April.  Sheridan EOC coordinator, Katherine writes: I met Charlotte back in Feb 2014 at the WIC office as I was just getting a good start in EOC.  She is a veteran and has two children, then ages 1 & 6.  She told me that […]