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Krupa Bharodiya and Kelis Johnson

Sep 27, 2022

Bharodiya, Johnson Selected for Inaugural Obama-Chesky Scholarship

Two members of the Wolfpack have earned a new scholarship from the Obama Foundation, which supports students pursuing careers in public service. 

Exterior of the Wellness and Recreation building and Talley Student Union, with colorful flowers in the foreground

Aug 5, 2022

TRIO Receives Renewal for the McNair Program at NC State

The program supports first-generation undergraduate students who meet income requirements and undergraduates from underrepresented groups who have demonstrated strong academic potential to complete their Ph.D. 

Silhouette of a student climbing stairs indoors, with the Technology Tower of Talley Student Union in the background

May 31, 2022

TRIO Receives Funding to Continue Two Upward Bound Programs

TRIO Pre-College Programs assist local high school students from underrepresented and underserved backgrounds to graduate from high school and succeed in higher education. 

May 17, 2022

Rising Starr

Starr Gibens is an expert at putting thought into action. The first-generation college graduate came to NC State with a list of what she wanted to accomplish, and she has done so much more as a leader, community member, scholarship recipient and advocate for her fellow students. 

A Smiling graduate holding a diploma

Apr 28, 2022

First-Generation Students Find Community at NC State

WRAL recently profiled NC State junior Michael Nunez about his experiences and opportunities through the Juntos and TRIO programs. 

A group of students in grey TRIO T-shirts, with the student in front holding the bridge they built

Apr 4, 2022

TRIO Upward Bound Team Places Third in Regional STEM Bridge Building Competition

The NC State team built a bridge that held approximately 15 pounds. 

Close-up of brick path with the Court of Carolina in the background

Mar 4, 2022

NC State TRIO Staff Making an Impact at the State Level

Several NC State TRIO staff members are serving in leadership capacities at the state level through TRIO’s professional association. Through these responsibilities, TRIO staff at NC State are helping to promote college access and success through committee appointments, leadership roles and student programming for 103 programs and more than 27,000 first-generation, under-resourced and under-served students across the… 

La'Toya Cesar Reed

Feb 28, 2022

Reed Earns SAEOPP Professional Scholarship for TRIO Professionals

La'Toya Cesar Reed, assistant director of TRIO Talent Search, was one of a select few recipients of the 2022 scholarship from the eight participating states. 

Aerial view of the Honors and Scholars Village, also known as the Quad

Jan 4, 2022

New Programs at NC State Address Student Homelessness

NC State psychologist Mary Haskett, left, talks with two students and TRIO Programs Academic Coach Sarah Wright. All served on the Food and Housing Security steering committee.

Nov 30, 2021

Advocates at NC State University are Tackling Student Homelessness

EdNC and Indy Week featured NC State's TRIO program and the work they've done to launch a host home program during the pandemic.