TRIO will hold Summer Research Fair on Jan. 23

TRIO/Student Support Services is holding Summer Research Fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 23 in the Raider Grille.

Participating programs include:

  • The University of Michigan UROP Community College Summer Fellowship.
  • Michigan Technological University MICUP.
  • The University of Michigan School of Information.
  • Van Andel Institute.
  • Summer Health Professions Education Program.
  • PTK/Office of Experiential Learning.

Information on a variety of opportunities will be available. Come, learn, get involved and make a difference! Snacks will be provided.

 

 

A student points to a posterboard describing his research project.

TRIO Power of Education fundraiser selling donuts and apples through Friday

Poster for Donut and apple sale. Poster text reads: “Power pf Education Foundation Fundraiser. Donuts and Apples Sale. 10/29/2018-11/2/2018. Locations from: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. October 29th: Main Building, Winchester Alley; Main Building, 4th Floor; Student Community Building, 1st Floor. October 30th: Main Building, 4th Floor; Student Community Building, 1st Floor; Science Building, 1st Floor. October 31st: Main Building, 4th Floor; Student Community Building, 1st Floor; Science Building, 1st Floor. November 1st: Main Building, Winchester Alley; Main Building, 4th Floor; Student Community Building, 1st Floor. November 2nd: Science Building, 1st Floor (9 a.m. to 11 a.m.). Help us reach our $600 goal. Help GRCC Trio students sponsor another year of tuition for a student through the Power of Education Foundation school in Fontamara, Haiti. 100% of proceeds will be used directly for sponsorship. Education: workbooks, textbooks, a uniform and other necessary supplies will be included. Meals: Nutritious daily meals while will be provided while at school. Future: It will create opportunities beyond the classroom by helping a child in need.”

TRIO SSS is picking up 30 dozen fresh donuts today, October 31, for our annual Power of Education Fundraiser.

Please help GRCC/TRIO students reach their goal of $600 for tuition to sponsor Samuel Duroseau, 6 years old, through the Power of Education Foundation school in Fontamara, Haiti.  100 % of Proceeds will be used directly for sponsorship.

We are accepting Pre-Orders for Wednesday, 10/31, for deliveries for an order of 1 dozen or more donuts or apples.  Call (616) 234-4150 to place your order.  Make sure you provide the contact name of the person who is making the purchase and the location of delivery.  Cash or check made out to the “Power of Education.”  You may also send your order via email to TRIOSSS@grcc.edu.

TRIO Student Support Services sends 8 GRCC students to MTU for Summer Research

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TRIO/SSS has partnered with Michigan Technical University (MTU), for the 14th year in a row, to provide GRCC students a first-hand research experience.  Karl Jovinge, Breianna Bertossi, Alannah Elliott, Benjamin Craig, Anthoni Phonxana, Breana Gallarzo, Joseph Day, and Nick Lopez are participating in the 7-week intensive learning opportunity.  They will be paired with faculty and assist with current research that ranges from engineering to human resources.

They will experience life at a four-year institution by living on campus, attending a seminar course, and working alongside research faculty.  For most students, this opportunity would not be possible without the financial support they also receive.  MTU gives each student a $2,500 stipend for their participation.  The financial support means students can focus on their learning and clarifying what their academic goals will be moving forward.

They will present their research to fellow classmates, faculty, and staff on June 22nd at MTU.  To learn more about this partnership program, please contact TRIO/SSS at 616-234-4150.

TRIO collecting supplies for Puerto Rico

A quick update on TRIO’s ongoing Love Puerto Rico Campaign: We were able to ship successfully 6 small boxes with supplies. We have attached a picture of two of our students getting the boxes ready! We have kept in touch with our colleagues there — we have one student who is visiting Puerto Rico right now and will be meeting with the director of the SSS Program, and we are hoping to have a student-to-student Skype session.

We are coming to you to seek your support one more time and create a rainbow for Puerto Rico. We will be collecting supplies on Tuesday, March 13, during our TRIO/Palooza event from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. in Room 122 ATC! Or we can pick up your donations from your offices – or you can drop them by our offices located on the 3rd Floor of the Student Center (Room 332) by March 14th!

Contact Anna Maria Clark at aclark@grcc.edu if you have any questions!

Thank you for all your support and contributions!

  • Help students at the Universidad del Turabo by donating:
  • Flashlight and batteries
  • Solar-powered bulb lights
  • Portable battery-operated fans
  • Pen drives
  • Pencils and pens
  • Pencil sharpeners
  • Erasers
  • Filler paper with lines
  • Highlighters
  • Small staples
  • Scientific calculators
  • White glue
  • Manila folders
  • Sheet protectors
  • Correction paper or Liquid Paper
  • Rulers
  • Spiral Notebooks
  • Backpack
  • Graph paper
  • Pencil case
  • Lunch box
  • Tablet Notebooks, printers, and iPads
GRCC student Paulina Cartes-Brito with the staff at the Universidad del Turabo in Puerto Rico

GRCC student Paulina Cartes-Brito with the staff at the Universidad del Turabo in Puerto Rico.

GRCC Student Paulina Cartes-Brito meets with students at the Universidad del Turabo.

GRCC Student Paulina Cartes-Brito meets with students at the Universidad del Turabo.

Two students hold up boxes of school supplies.

TRIO collecting supplies for Puerto Rico

A quick update on TRIO’s ongoing Love Puerto Rico Campaign: We were able to ship successfully 6 small boxes with supplies. We have attached a picture of two of our students getting the boxes ready! We have kept in touch with our colleagues there — we have one student who is visiting Puerto Rico right now and will be meeting with the director of the SSS Program, and we are hoping to have a student-to-student Skype session.

We are coming to you to seek your support one more time and create a rainbow for Puerto Rico. We will be collecting supplies on Tuesday, March 13, during our TRIO/Palooza event from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. in Room 122 ATC! Or we can pick up your donations from your offices – or you can drop them by our offices located on the 3rd Floor of the Student Center (Room 332) by March 14th!

Contact Anna Maria Clark at aclark@grcc.edu if you have any questions!

Thank you for all your support and contributions!

  • Help students at the Universidad del Turabo by donating:
  • Flashlight and batteries
  • Solar-powered bulb lights
  • Portable battery-operated fans
  • Pen drives
  • Pencils and pens
  • Pencil sharpeners
  • Erasers
  • Filler paper with lines
  • Highlighters
  • Small staples
  • Scientific calculators
  • White glue
  • Manila folders
  • Sheet protectors
  • Correction paper or Liquid Paper
  • Rulers
  • Spiral Notebooks
  • Backpack
  • Graph paper
  • Pencil case
  • Lunch box
  • Tablet Notebooks, printers, and iPads

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TRIO collecting supplies for Puerto Rico

A quick update on TRIO’s ongoing Love Puerto Rico Campaign: We were able to ship successfully 6 small boxes with supplies. We have attached a picture of two of our students getting the boxes ready! We have kept in touch with our colleagues there — we have one student who is visiting Puerto Rico right now and will be meeting with the director of the SSS Program, and we are hoping to have a student-to-student Skype session.

We are coming to you to seek your support one more time and create a rainbow for Puerto Rico. We will be collecting supplies on Tuesday, March 13, during our TRIO/Palooza event from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. in Room 122 ATC! Or we can pick up your donations from your offices – or you can drop them by our offices located on the 3rd Floor of the Student Center (Room 332) by March 14th!

Contact Anna Maria Clark at aclark@grcc.edu if you have any questions!

Thank you for all your support and contributions!

  • Help students at the Universidad del Turabo by donating:
  • Flashlight and batteries
  • Solar-powered bulb lights
  • Portable battery-operated fans
  • Pen drives
  • Pencils and pens
  • Pencil sharpeners
  • Erasers
  • Filler paper with lines
  • Highlighters
  • Small staples
  • Scientific calculators
  • White glue
  • Manila folders
  • Sheet protectors
  • Correction paper or Liquid Paper
  • Rulers
  • Spiral Notebooks
  • Backpack
  • Graph paper
  • Pencil case
  • Lunch box
  • Tablet Notebooks, printers, and iPads

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TRIO collecting supplies for Puerto Rico

A quick update on TRIO’s ongoing Love Puerto Rico Campaign: We were able to ship successfully 6 small boxes with supplies. We have attached a picture of two of our students getting the boxes ready! We have kept in touch with our colleagues there — we have one student who is visiting Puerto Rico right now and will be meeting with the director of the SSS Program, and we are hoping to have a student-to-student Skype session.

We are coming to you to seek your support one more time and create a rainbow for Puerto Rico. We will be collecting supplies on Tuesday, March 13, during our TRIO/Palooza event from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. in Room 122 ATC! Or we can pick up your donations from your offices – or you can drop them by our offices located on the 3rd Floor of the Student Center (Room 332) by March 14th!

Contact Anna Maria Clark at aclark@grcc.edu if you have any questions!

Thank you for all your support and contributions!

  • Help students at the Universidad del Turabo by donating:
  • Flashlight and batteries
  • Solar-powered bulb lights
  • Portable battery-operated fans
  • Pen drives
  • Pencils and pens
  • Pencil sharpeners
  • Erasers
  • Filler paper with lines
  • Highlighters
  • Small staples
  • Scientific calculators
  • White glue
  • Manila folders
  • Sheet protectors
  • Correction paper or Liquid Paper
  • Rulers
  • Spiral Notebooks
  • Backpack
  • Graph paper
  • Pencil case
  • Lunch box
  • Tablet Notebooks, printers, and iPads

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TODAY: Donate to Puerto Rico for Valentine’s Day!

Let’s extend our hearts to Puerto Rico!!!  TRIO/Student Support Services is partnered with the TRIO/SSS Program at the Universidad del Turabo – Puerto Rico!  Their needs are extensive – their situation still devastating!!!

Four images in one graphic; clockwise from top left: map of Puerto Rico; crest of Universidad del Turabo; Grand Rapids Community College logo; and TRIO Student Support Services logo

For TRIO’s Love Puerto Rico Flash Campaign, we are sending out the request list that came from the program:

  • Flashlights and batteries
  • Solar powered bulb lights
  • Portable battery-operated fans
  • Pen drives
  • Pencils and pens
  • Pencil sharpeners
  • Erasers
  • Filler paper with lines
  • Highlighters
  • Small staples
  • Scientific calculators
  • White glue
  • Manila folders
  • Sheet protectors
  • Correction paper or Liquid Paper
  • Rulers
  • Spiral Notebooks
  • Backpacks
  • Graph paper
  • Pencil cases
  • Lunch boxes
  • Tablet Notebook/printer/iPad/…

We can pick-up your donations from your offices, or you can drop them by our offices located on the 3rd Floor of the Student Center – Room 332!  Let’s Love Puerto Rico today!!!!   Contact Email: aclark@grcc.edu

Donate to Puerto Rico for Valentine’s Day!

On Valentine’s Day – Let’s extend our hearts to Puerto Rico!!!  TRIO/Student Support Services is partnered with the TRIO/SSS Program at the Universidad del Turabo – Puerto Rico!  Their needs are extensive – their situation still devastating!!!

For TRIO’s Love Puerto Rico Flash Campaign, we are sending out the request list that came from the program:

  • Flashlights and batteries
  • Solar powered bulb lights
  • Portable battery-operated fans
  • Pen drives
  • Pencils and pens
  • Pencil sharpeners
  • Erasers
  • Filler paper with lines
  • Highlighters
  • Small staples
  • Scientific calculators
  • White glue
  • Manila folders
  • Sheet protectors
  • Correction paper or Liquid Paper
  • Rulers
  • Spiral Notebooks
  • Backpacks
  • Graph paper
  • Pencil cases
  • Lunch boxes
  • Tablet Notebook/printer/iPad/…

We can pick-up your donations from your offices – or you can drop them by our offices located on the 3rd Floor of the Student Center – Room 332!  Let’s Love Puerto Rico tomorrow!!!!   Contact Email: aclark@grcc.edu

Four images in one graphic; clockwise from top left: map of Puerto Rico; crest of Universidad del Turabo; Grand Rapids Community College logo; and TRIO Student Support Services logo

TRIO’s Summer Research Fair is today

TRIO/Student Support Services is holding a Summer Research Fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 24 in room 336 of the Student Center.

Participating programs include:

  • University of Michigan UROP Community College Summer Fellowship.
  • Michigan Technological University MICUP
  • University of Michigan School of Information
  • Van Andel Institute
  • Summer Health Professions Education Program
  • PTK/Office of Experiential Learning

Information on a variety of opportunities will be available. Stop by, learn, get involved and make a difference! Snacks will be provided.

Amanda Aguirre, Enemecia Sepulveda Presenting

TRIO to hold Summer Research Fair

TRIO/Student Support Services is holding a Summer Research Fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 24 in room 336 of the Student Center.

Participating programs include:

  • University of Michigan UROP Community College Summer Fellowship.
  • Michigan Technological University MICUP
  • University of Michigan School of Information
  • Van Andel Institute
  • Summer Health Professions Education Program
  • PTK/Office of Experiential Learning

Information on a variety of opportunities will be available. Stop by, learn, get involved and make a difference! Snacks will be provided.

A young man in a suit and tie stands next to a poster board on an easel. The poster board, featuring the University of Michigan’s maize and blue colors, is titled: Health Coaching in Primary Care: A Pilot Study.

Riley Engstrom

 

TRIO hosts Summer Research Fair on Jan. 24

TRIO/Student Support Services is holding a Summer Research Fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 24 in room 336 of the Student Center.

Participating programs include:

  • University of Michigan UROP Community College Summer Fellowship.
  • Michigan Technological University MICUP
  • University of Michigan School of Information
  • Van Andel Institute
  • Summer Health Professions Education Program
  • PTK/Office of Experiential Learning

Information on a variety of opportunities will be available. Stop by, learn, get involved and make a difference! Snacks will be provided.

Daniel Lopez stands next to his poster of "The Content of Your Color: Skin Color Identity and Its Determinants."

TRIO to hold Summer Research Fair

TRIO/Student Support Services is holding a Summer Research Fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 24 in room 336 of the Student Center.

Participating programs include:

  • University of Michigan UROP Community College Summer Fellowship.
  • Michigan Technological University MICUP
  • University of Michigan School of Information
  • Van Andel Institute
  • Summer Health Professions Education Program
  • PTK/Office of Experiential Learning

Information on a variety of opportunities will be available. Stop by, learn, get involved and make a difference! Snacks will be provided.

Maria Perez stands next to her poster on "Using the Web to Enhance Healthcare Differences o Sex Development."

 

TRIO hosts Summer Research Fair on Jan. 24

TRIO/Student Support Services is holding a Summer Research Fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 24 in room 336 of the Student Center.

Participating programs include:

  • University of Michigan UROP Community College Summer Fellowship.
  • Michigan Technological University MICUP
  • University of Michigan School of Information
  • Van Andel Institute
  • Summer Health Professions Education Program
  • PTK/Office of Experiential Learning

Information on a variety of opportunities will be available. Stop by, learn, get involved and make a difference! Snacks will be provided.

Chantal Garcia points to something on her poster for "Influence of Funding on Technological Innovation and Commercialization." A man stands next to her, looking at the poster.

 

TRIO hosts Summer Research Fair

TRIO/Student Support Services is holding a Summer Research Fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 24 in room 336 of the Student Center.

Participating programs include:

  • University of Michigan UROP Community College Summer Fellowship.
  • Michigan Technological University MICUP
  • University of Michigan School of Information
  • Van Andel Institute
  • Summer Health Professions Education Program
  • PTK/Office of Experiential Learning

Information on a variety of opportunities will be available. Stop by, learn, get involved and make a difference! Snacks will be provided.

Cedric Ingram stands next to his poster on "Family Dynamics Under African-American Slavery."