TRIO Student Success Center - Announcements and Events

Announcements and Events

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Announcements

  • Read the fall 2018 newsletter, hot off the presses! 
  • TRIO has a lost and found! Missing something? Ask us.
  • Do your 19-20 FAFSA now if you are planning on being in college in 2019-20.
  • Cassidy is available for drop-in tutoring at TRIO for algebra, statistics, writing, history, and sociology. 
    • Wednesdays 2pm-5pm
    • Thursdays 12pm-3pm
  • Need something notarized? We know a TRIO student who will do it for free. Ask us!
  • 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 counselor about how.
  • Summer 2019 PAID internship for Native American students interested in biomedical or health science research. February 22, 2019 application deadline. See this flier for details.
  • 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: November 14, and December 5
    • Spring 2019: January 16, February 13, March 20, April 10

Events (free unless noted otherwise)

GROUP FUN! Social Dance Club! Meets Thursdays 1-2pm in Theatre Building 122

WORKSHOPS Resume Cafe workshops 4:00-5:30 12/6. Cascade Room, SUB 112

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

WORKSHOP November 14: 4-5:30 pm SUB 112. Money Matters: managing your budget, understand your FLC bill, manage credit cards, student loans, and financial aid, save for the future, and more.

GROUP FUN! November 27: 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 $15, $5 for kids. MUST SIGN UP FOR YOU AND ANY GUESTS BY NOVEMBER 16.

GROUP FUN! 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. 

GROUP FUN! February 7, 2019: FLC Job Fair, SUB Ballroom 10am-3pm

GROUP FUN! 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 counselor 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.

ONNSFA spring scholarship applications opened on Sept. 25. Nov. 26 is deadline!!

$5,000 Don't Text and Drive Scholarship. Deadline March 31, 2019.

Live Mas Taco Bell Foundation Scholarship for students under age 24. Apply in January, 2019.

AXA Foundation scholarship from $2,500 up to $25,000! Broad eligibility. Deadline December 14, 2018.

Love your Career Scholarship. Broad eligibility. Deadline 1/7/19

Lambert Goodnow scholarships (two $1,000 awards). 2.8 GPA, December 1 annual deadline.

Scholarship for American Indians, revolving deadline

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.