Entries by Dennis Stangl

University of Wyoming – EOC student of the Month

Wyoming EOC Coordinator, Melisa Valtierra, has submitted October’s EOC Student of the Month! Courtney Kudera is currently a freshman at the University of Wyoming in the pre-pharmacy program. Melisa worked with her last year when she was a senior at Little Snake River Valley in Baggs, WY.  As a student, Courtney was very involved and motivated, being that […]

The Joy of McNair Scholars Program

Learning is joy, and McNair Scholar research at UND is a joy for both students and McNair mentors. Ms. Manna Khan recently joined the McNair Scholars program to advance her work in Geography. She is working with Dr. Christopher Atkinson and is keenly interested in water pollution in Bangladesh as it pertains to pollution sources […]

Community Grant Awarded

Montana’s Missoula TRIO SSS was recently awarded a $5,000 Access Grant from the Dennis & Phyllis Washington Foundation to match an award from  Grizzly Riders International to help support a book loan program.  For the past seven years Grizzly Riders supported the implementation and financial support to help TRIO students with the ever-rising cost of […]

Westminster McNair Scholars Attend Berkeley Research Symposium

At the beginning of August, ten students from the Westminster College McNair Scholars Program presented their summer research at the 23rd Annual McNair Scholars Symposium at the University of California at Berkeley.  They were a great success!  This symposium includes a number of components designed to enhance graduate school preparation.  Students visited Stanford University, networked with faculty […]

Talent Search alumnus continues educational path

  My name is Bethany O’Connell and I am a 2015 graduate of Dupree High School on the Cheyenne River Lakota Reservation in South Dakota. I am a TRIO Talent Search alumnus who is continuing on her educational path. This fall, I plan to attend the University of Minnesota, Morris to pursue a four year […]

Talent Search students collaborate with Spirit Lake Youth Inter-Agency

Cankdeska Cikana Community College’s TRIO Talent Search collaborated with the Spirit Lake Youth Inter-Agency to take 23 high school students from Four Winds, Devils Lake, Warwick and Minnewaukan schools to the Youth Leadership Conference held in Park Rapids, MN on April 24-26, 2015.  The three days was spent at the Boy Scouts Camp Wilderness where the students engaged in […]

Montana Can! Agents of Change – 2015 State Conference

MONTANA CAN! AGENTS OF CHANGE ~ 2015 State Conference TRiO Programs in Montana combined resources with Gear UP, Montana College Access Network, and Financial Aid administrators and produced a great conference April 8-10th in Helena, Montana. TRIO Achiever speaker, Angela McLean, Montana Lieutenant Governor inspired our achievers to reach for their goals and presented each with […]

Educational Access Day

The TRIO Educational Access Day in Cheyenne, WY was a great experience. It was exciting to see people in the TRIO programs come to the state capital and learn about the legislative process. One of the great things about attending Educational Access Day was meeting other people from the UW Student Success Services program as […]