ASPIRE represents the six states of Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming and Utah

140 TRIO Programs

TRIO Programs include: Educational Opportunity Center, Ronald E. McNair Program, Student Support Services, Talent Search, Upward Bound and Upward Bound Math and Science, and Veterans Upward Bound

More than 300 TRIO Professionals

Serving more than 45,000 students

Black Lives Matter

June 10, 2020|Comments Off on Black Lives Matter

Today, as the entire nation seeks peace and justice, ASPIRE Inc. stands in solidarity with Black communities, including our TRIO professionals, students, participants and alumni impacted daily by racism, violence, and systemic oppression.   We [...]

Colorado State University awarded the Barry Goldwater Scholarship

June 18, 2019|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Colorado State University awarded the Barry Goldwater Scholarship

Mikaela Elder, a current participant in the Student Support Services Academic Advancement Center at Colorado State University, was recently awarded the Barry Goldwater Scholarship.  Regarded as the most prestigious scholarship given to undergraduate students in [...]

Sen. Thune visits DWU

March 4, 2019|Tags: , |Comments Off on Sen. Thune visits DWU

Senator John Thune was on the Dakota Wesleyan University campus last week during the National TRIO Day. We talked with him about the reauthorization of higher education, and I thought it went well. In addition, [...]

TRIO Day in Colorado

February 28, 2019|Tags: , , |Comments Off on TRIO Day in Colorado

TRIO Day was a huge hit! We invited all programs and their students throughout the state to celebrate with us in Denver at the State Capitol. We had over 100 attendees - the most we've [...]

University of Montana food pantry opens

February 14, 2019|Comments Off on University of Montana food pantry opens

The ASPIRE Community Service Project at the 2018 ASPIRE Conference in Missoula, Montana was to help this project.