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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. 

Nov 29, 2021

“Traveling While First in The Pack” Empowers First-Generation To Study Abroad

As part of International Education Month, the Study Abroad Office held a panel discussion on traveling abroad as a first-generation college student.  The panel was led by Zakiya Covington who serves as the academic success coordinator for TRIO student support services. The panel consisted of three former study abroad students who shared their excitement, expectations,… 

The copper wolves at Wolf Plaza near the Free Expression tunnel. Photo by Becky Kirkland.

Nov 5, 2021

First in the Pack: Celebrate Our First-Generation College Students

NC State will participate in the National First-Generation College Celebration on Monday with an interactive event at the Free Expression Tunnel. 

The top of a graduate's hat that reads "Our hearts ever hold you, NC State"

Oct 6, 2021

TRIO Continues Talent Search Program, Secures Additional Grant for 500 Pre-College Students

The NC State University TRIO Pre-College Programs have successfully received a $2.2 million federal grant to continue assisting local students from underrepresented and underserved backgrounds to graduate from high school and succeed in higher education and an additional $1.3 million grant to serve students in Wayne County. 

A large group of high school students in red and white shirts sit on and in front of a brick wall on the Court o Carolina

Jul 27, 2021

NAF Program Takes Off at NC State

NC State TRIO Pre-College hosted a week-long STEM program for under-resourced high school students from across the state, which included flying drones on the Court of Carolina.