Posts tagged: Trio Programs - Diverse

New Bill Addresses Barriers to Upward Bound Grants

by | July 19, 2019 The U.S. Department of Education rejected grants from one of the TRIO programs, Upward Bound, a Read more

Celebrations for First-Gen Students Expand in Year Two

by Lois Elfman | October 22, 2018
The Council for Opportunity in Education (COE), in partnership with the Center for First-Genera [...] Read more

UNCF Lauds Congress for Increased Funding for HBCUs, Low-Income, First-Gen Students

by | September 27, 2018
Leaders from the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) are applauding the recent passing of the Conf [...] Read more

TRIO Programs: Paving the Way for Diverse Students in Higher Education

by Mercedes Terrazas | September 18, 2018
TRIO programs are essential educational opportunity programs that are vital in promoting educat [...] Read more

Famous Actress and Family Reflect on the Impact of Upward Bound

by Lois Elfman | September 16, 2018
Oscar, Emmy and Tony Award winning actress Viola Davis and her sisters said that participating [...] Read more

Was It Worth It? A McNair Scholar’s Reflection

by | August 17, 2018
My palms were sweaty, my stomach uneasy and my body overwhelmed with nerves. I had returned to [...] Read more

PROSPER Act’s Impact on TRIO Programs Concerns Many Schools

by | April 11, 2018
More than 400 higher education institutions are worried about some proposed revisions to the fe [...] Read more

Trump’s ‘Mixed Bag’ Budget Spares Some Programs, Cuts Others

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | May 1, 2017
The 2017 budget bill expected to be sent to President Donald J. Trump this week is a mixed bag [...] Read more