Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Reach your financial goals!!

Dear TRIO Achiever,

Mark your calendar for my workshop Scholarships: Access to Free Money on Tuesday, April 21 from 3:00 to 4:00 pm in LIB 310. Finding extra money to fund your education is easier if you know where to look for it.

Best of luck during finals. As always, your TRIO advisor is here to help if you need anything.
Kind regards,

Monica Teixeira, Interim Director
TRIO Student Support Services
NASPA Undergraduate Fellowship Program
If you have a GPA of 2.5 and identify with an underrepresented student population, e.g., Black/African American, Asian, Hispanic/Latino, Indigenous, LGBT, or have a disability, you should consider applying to the NASPA Undergraduate Fellowship Program. The deadline is May 11. Email Hannah Retzkin at h-retzkin@neiu.edu for details.
                          Scholarships: Access to Free Money
At my workshop I'll show you how to find scholarships, apply for them, and meet deadlines. The tools needed to reach your financial goals are within your reach.  

When: Tuesday, April 21Where: LIB 310
Time: 3:00 to 4:00 pm
silver-keyboard.jpgFocus on first-generation students   
Carrissa Phillippe, a doctoral candidate in Counseling Psychology at the University of Kansas, is researching feelings of belongingness in first-generation college students. If you're a first-generation student, you can help future first-generation students by taking this anonymous survey.

Monday, April 20, 2015

Don't miss the workshop: Scholarships: Access to Free Money



Monica will be conducting a workshop called Scholarships: Access to Free Money on Tuesday, April 21 from 3:00 to 4:00 pm in LIB 310. Finding extra money to fund your education is easier if you know where to look.


Friday, April 17, 2015

America Needs You comes to TRIO offices


Illinois Executive Director of America Needs You Tiffany McQueen addressed a group of TRIO members interested in becoming part of the inaugural cohort of America Needs You (ANY) fellows in Illinois. These students will interview for this selective fellowship, which will provide and fund professional development, as well as place fellows in two paid internships over the course of the next two years.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Financial assistance is available


Dear TRIO Achiever,

On Thursday, April 16 from 3:00 to 4:00 pm outside LIB 412 a representative from America Needs You-Illinois Fellows will be on hand to discuss, among other things, internships and professional development grants. To qualify you must be a first-year student with a 3.0 GPA.

On Tuesday, April 21 from 3:00 to 4:00 pm in LIB 310 I'll be presenting a workshop entitled Scholarships: Access to Free Money.
If you need financial assistance, I encourage you to attend both events.
 
 All the best,

 Mônica Teixeira, Interim Director
 TRIO Student Support Services
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America Needs You: $2,000 grants + internships
The America Needs You--Illinois Fellows program is offering first-year students the chance to participate in Instant Decision Day on Thursday, April 16 from 3:00 to 4:00 pm outside LIB 412. Apply today or email Samantha.robinson@americaneedsyou.org.
Learn to solve word problems
This workshop is especially relevant for students taking the TAP/ACT, college and developmental algebra courses, anyone who struggles with math problems, and for speakers of English as a second language. You'll learn to decode vocabulary and avoid unnecessary mistakes.
When: Wed, April 15, 12:00 to 2:00 pm
Where: Outside LIB 412
IALHEA Diversity Dialogue and Research Forum
The Illinois African American and Latino Higher Education Alliance will hold a forum on Wed, April 15 at UIC. The scholarly work of underrepresented students from Illinois will be showcased. Want to find a faculty member to collaborate on your next research project? Then don't wait. Register today
Art of former TRIO member featured The art of former TRIO member and NEIU Alumnus Ryne Juguilon will be featured in Artravaganza on Friday, April 17 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm in the Fine Arts building. Ryne invites everyone to stop by and say hello.   

Monday, April 13, 2015

Annual Student Research & Creative Activities Symposium



Don't miss the NEIU 23rd Annual Student Research & Creative Activities Symposium to be held on Friday, April 17, 2015. One hundred fifty-four student projects will be presented with over 200 students participating as Presenters and Co-authors.  To review a PDF copy of the Symposium’s program, please click on SYMPOSIUM PROGRAM.

This is not only an opportunity for presenters but also for other students to gain interest in conducting research and creative activities. Perhaps you will be inspired to present your own project at the next year’s symposium. Please, mark April 17 on your calendar and join us for this exciting event.

Originally posted and written by Symposium Organizer Dr. John Albazi. Edited by vc

Friday, April 10, 2015

Learn to solve word problems

This workshop is especially relevant for students taking the TAP/ACT and college and developmental algebra courses. Anyone who struggles with math problems and speakers of English as a second language will also benefit greatly.

You will learn to decode vocabulary and stop making the same mistakes over and over.

When: Wed, April 15, 12 noon to 2:00 pm
Where: Outside LIB 412

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Time Management Workshop

With finals fast approaching, proper management of your time is crucial to success. Getting ready for finals will be easier if you first learn how to stop wasting time.

Where: Outside LIB 412
When: Thursday, April 9, 3:00 to 4:00 pm 
Sponsoring by TRIO Student Support Services