TRIO Student Success Center - Announcements and Events

Announcements and Events

Announcements

  • Read the Spring 2018 newsletter here!

  • Donate your old textbooks to TRIO so other students can borrow them and save some dough!

  • Do you have a tutor? Learn how to make the most of your tutoring here!

  • You can "erase" a TRIO no-show now! Talk to your TRIO person about how.

  • Meet with an attorney at no cost (part of your FLC student fees, which you have paid). First come, first served. Noon-1:30pm in SUB 167.
    • Fall 2018: September 12, October 10, November 14, and December 5
    • Spring 2019: January 16, February 13, March 20, April 10

Events (free unless noted otherwise)‚Äč

September 8, 2018: Training for new tutors. Talk to Katie Sparks at TRIO to sign up in advance.

September 26, 2018: Game night at TRIO. Play board games and card games with other TRIO students. Sign up at TRIO.

October 9, 2018: Do-nut give up day at TRIO. Enjoy some tasty donuts and get some encouragement during mid-terms.

October 13, 2018: Mesa Verde field trip with TRIO. Sign up at TRIO, space is limited, deposit required (will be refunded).

October 25, 2018: TRIO Welcome back gathering. Let's get all TRIO students there! 12:45-2:15 in Hesperus Peace Park. Sign up at TRIO.

October 31, 2018: PB&J Day. Come build a nut-butter and jelly sandwich and say hello to other TRIO students.

October 31, 2018: Game night at TRIO. Play board games and card games with other TRIO students. Sign up at TRIO.

November 14, 2018: Hot cocoa day at TRIO. Come grab a warm treat and hang out with some TRIO friends.

November 27, 2018: TRIO graduation banquet. All TRIO students should come and celebrate the graduates over a nice dinner. 5:30-7pm, FLC Ballroom. Sign up at TRIO. Free for TRIO students. December grads get one free guest. Other guests pay per meal.

January 2019: TRIO Strengths Quest Workshop--FUN!  Discover your greatest natural talents and apply that awareness to your college major and career choices. The FLC Leadership Center is holding this event exclusively for TRIO students. Sign up at TRIO before January 16, 2019. After that date, Patrick Fredericks will email you the assessment (like a personality test) to your FLC email address. Complete the assessment right away. Then attend the group workshop on Thursday, January 24, 12:45-2:15pm, location TBA. Your results will be discussed and all will be revealed. 

April 2019: Low-Ropes Challenge Course. (Date to be announced.)  Enjoy some team-building activities with fellow TRIO students--a fun way to bring the year to a close! Sign up at TRIO. Deposit required; it will be refunded.

Looking for something to do at FLC? Check out the FLC activity calendar; there's always something going on.

Financial Support

TRIO Student Achievement Award $250 per semester. Ask your TRIO person about eligibility, see requirements here.

Federal Financial Aid The FAFSA is open for aid that applies to your 18-19 school year.

FLC Scholarships are everywhere Check out this link to FLC scholarships.

Scholarship for American Indians, revolving deadline

Thirteen scholarships for women through Women's Independence Scholarship Program

Scholarship for women of La Plata county, GPA 3.0 or higher up to $1,000. Due 1st Thurs. of each month.

Scholarship for students who are Moms. No deadline.

Low-interest loans for women within 2 years of completing a bachelor's or master's degree, no deadline

Up to $3,000 for women who have had a 2-year break in education, within 2 years of graduating, no deadline

Low on funds? Durango has a food bank. TRIO is a referrer to the Durango Food Bank. Ask your TRIO person; it's quick and easy.