Tag: TRiO

Upward Bound and RCMS receive $3.3 million in funding

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s TRIO programs — Upward Bound (UB) and the Regional Center for Math and Science (RCMS) — have been renewed and will receive $1.7 million in funding for the Upward Bound and $1.6 million in funding for the RCMS program from the Department of Education Office of Federal TRIO Programs. This […]

Department of Education Awards UW-Green Bay $3.3 million in funding to continue programs for first-generation students

Assures continuation of programs for five years to assist low-income, college-bound students GREEN BAY — The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s TRIO programs — Upward Bound (UB) and the Regional Center for Math and Science (RCMS) — have been renewed and will receive $1.7 million in funding for the Upward Bound and $1.6 million in funding […]

TRiO says, ‘keep making a difference’

The TRiO programs send appreciation for the creative efforts of more than 30 volunteers for Make a Difference Day. Volunteers crafted about 170 holiday cards for area veterans in just three hours!  Thanks to student workers Brianna Fischer and Rose Hiebl’s direction and advice, (with help from Pinterest), all cards were both beautiful and personal. […]

TRIO tops 1,000 holiday cards for military vets!

Their goal was a daunting 900 cards.  With the help of many people across campus and throughout the community, staff in the TRIO Office at UW-Green Bay not only met the goal, but exceeded it by over 100 cards!  “Thank you to all who donated their time and/or resources from their holiday, paper-writing and exam […]

Update on Holiday Cards For Veterans: 721 cards, but help needed

Last Saturday, Nov. 14, the TRIO Office and student Vets 4 Vets club hosted an official card-making party in the Phoenix Rooms in the University Union.  It was an awesome turnout!  In addition to 57 Upward Bound high school students and staff, another 33 people attended including UW-Green Bay students, veterans, local Boy and Girl […]

TRIO and Vets 4 Vets will make holiday cards for vets… with your help

Again this year, TRIO and the student Vets 4 Vets club intend to make a difference in the lives of American veterans residing at the Wisconsin Veterans Home in King, Wis., and the Western Nebraska Veterans Home in Scottsbluff. For some vets, organizers note, the only holiday card they received last year was from the […]

TRIO Program in full swing

Just as UW-Green Bay TRIO staffers said farewell to more than 80 middle and junior high school students, the main thrust of their summer began with the arrival of almost 100 high school students.   Funded by a federal grant aimed at encouraging low-income and first-generation high school students to attend college, these students live on […]

TRIO and Precollege host DPI-funded summer programs

Along with a myriad of other summer camps across campus these days, the Office of TriO and Precollege is currently running three, two-week summer programs for middle schoolers. The state Department of Public Instruction annually provides grant funds for bright, low-income children to study in a college atmosphere, and the Precollege Office at UWGB has […]