TRIO SSS Advisor Receives Counseling Award

The TRIO Programs office is proud to announce that one of our SSS Advising Coordinators, Maria Baldwin, was selected to receive the Philip and Miriam Perlman Award from the University of Utah Alumni Association. Each year the Alumni Association recognizes a faculty or staff member with the Philip and Miriam Perlman Excellence in Student Counseling Award for his/her dedication to students in helping them steer a successful course through their studies at the University. Maria is one of the foundations of the TRIO office, she’s been with the U of U TRIO Programs for 19 years and continues to make an impact on TRIO students.

Congratulations Maria!

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Westminster’s Debbie Samaniego Named College’s First-Ever Marshall Scholar – Westminster College News

Westminster’s Debbie Samaniego Named College’s First-Ever Marshall Scholar – Westminster College News

Dec. 5, 2016 Honors Program student to pursue prestigious graduate study in the United Kingdom SALT LAKE CITY – Westminster senior Debbie Samaniego has received the 2017 Marshall Scholarship to pursue graduate study in the United Kingdom. This marks the first time a Westminster student has been selected for this prestigious award.

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 school fair.  The symposium offered a number of cultural performances, and ended with a dinner cruise on San Francisco Bay.  This event was the culmination of a busy summer full of research, graduate preparation seminars, and GRE Prep classes.  One of our students commented, “I really enjoyed the opportunity to meet with other scholars and share research ideas….The sense of community at this conference was really wonderful.”

Dan Czech Resigns

Dan Czech has resigned from the position of Employment Adviser in the Veterans Upward Bound Project at Weber State University.  He has moved to the Davis Applied Technology Center where he serves as the Certifying Official and manages the Veterans services.  We are awaiting permission to hire  a candidate to fill the position and expect to be fully staffed in two to three weeks.

VUB Weber State University Instructor Receives Master’s Degree

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For quite some time Yulia Goff has been going to class to increase her own education. In May she achieved her goal when she earned her Master’s Degree. Way to go Yulia!

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