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TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) at CMC

National TRIO Day
On February 25, 2017 students from TRIO Student Support Services and Upward Bound from eight CMC campuses worked at two Habitat for Humanity building sites, a Habitat ReStore and delivered nearly a 1,000 pounds of food to local foodbanks. Here are some highlights!

“Volunteering and participating in community service, by providing working hands and a desire to help your fellow man with affordable housing is a great reward. People sharing a common goal, learning new skills, teaching each other different approaches to working together for the common good, builds a strong, healthy, and striving community. Learning from each other, no matter what skills, race, language, or age is a life experience that you never forget and you will always reflect on, no matter what the goal is.”

– Shela Devillars, TRIO SSS Student, Leadville Campus


About TRIO Student Support Services

CMC’s TRIO SSS program is here to empower participating students throughout their academic careers to reach their true potential and achieve their academic goals.

Each participating campus provides students with individualized support through one-on-one contact with a Program Coordinator trained to help you navigate everything from finding resources to pay for college to transfer to a four-year institution.

We offer the following FREE services and resources:

  • Academic Advising
  • Tutoring
  • Progress Reports
  • Career Exploration
  • Financial Aid & Scholarship Resources
  • Financial Literacy
  • Referral Services
  • Advocacy
  • Student Success Seminars
  • Cultural Events and Leadership Development
  • College/University Transfer Assistance
  • Mentoring and Support

Eligibility Requirements:

If you meet one or more of these criteria, you could qualify:

  • You are income eligible based on your (or your parents) prior year annual income;
  • Neither of your parents has earned a 4-year college degree;
  • You have a documented disability.

And, you need to meet all of the following requirements:

  1. Be a registered CMC student seeking a degree or certificate;
  2. Be a citizen or permanent resident of the U.S.;
  3. Be willing to make a personal commitment to improving your academic skills.

Apply Today! We are still accepting new students.

 

Contact Your Local Campus Coordinator

photo - Laurie LawrenceCentral Services

Laurie Lawrence, Executive Director
970-947-8455
ljlawrence@coloradomtn.edu

Photo - Debbie DevineBreckenridge & Dillon

Debbie Devine, SSS Coordinator
970-989-1317
ddevine@coloradomtn.edu

photo - Kearstin CamersonGlenwood Springs-Spring Valley-Carbondale

Kearstin Cameron, SSS Coordinator
970-947-8282
kcameron@coloradomtn.edu

photo - Christine LondosLeadville & Buena Vista

Christine Londos, SSS Coordinator
719-486-4203
clondos@coloradomtn.edu

photo - Gethzemani HammondRifle

Gethzemani Hammond, SSS Coordinator
970-625-6957
pghammond@coloradomtn.edu

Photo - Amy PhillipsSteamboat Springs

Amy Phillips, SSS Coordinator
970-870-4533
alphillips@coloradomtn.edu

photo - Katherine OstenVail Valley at Edwards

Katherine Osten, SSS Coordinator
970-870-4533
kosten@coloradomtn.edu

 

TRIO logoAbout TRIO

The Federal TRIO Programs (TRIO) are Federal outreach and student services programs designed to identify and provide services for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds. TRIO includes eight programs targeted to serve and assist low-income individuals, first-generation college students, and individuals with disabilities to progress through the academic pipeline from middle school to postbaccalaureate programs.

The TRIO Student Support Services program is funded under the U.S. Department of Education. It provides opportunities for academic development, assists students with basic college requirements, and serves to motivate students towards the successful completion of their postsecondary education. Program participants must meet certain requirements set forth by the Department of Education.

The United States Department of Education funds Colorado Mountain College’s (CMC) TRIO-SSS at 96% at $617,000. Non federal funding from CMC at 4% at $23,000. The program serves 375 students at six CMC sites: Breckenridge/Dillon, Glenwood Springs/Spring Valley, Leadville/Chaffee, Rifle, Steamboat, and Vail Valley at Edwards.