Tag Archives: TRIO

Student Support Services Montgomery coordinator, author tells story of perseverance

November 26, 2019
By Greg Phillips

Deetra Benn didn’t have encouragement, financial resources or a support system in her life when she started her college journey.

At Troy University, however, she found those things through Student Support Services, and the experience made such an impact on her life that, today, she is a two-time TROY graduate and current coordinator of Student…

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Grant enables Troy University to offer Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Program

May 3, 2018
By Andy Ellis

A program designed to provide first generation and underrepresented undergraduate student populations the opportunity to pursue graduate and doctoral degrees is being offered through Troy University thanks to a grant from the U.S. Department of Education.

The Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program honors astronaut Ronald McNair, who died along with other crew members in…

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Troy University’s Upward Bound program receives funding from U.S. Department of Education

June 16, 2017
By Andy Ellis

Troy University’s TRIO-Upward Bound program, which helps students succeed in high school and navigate the transition to college, has been funded by the U.S. Department of Education for the next five years of operation.

Over the next five years, TROY’s program will receive $1.88 million in funding. The five-year extension is the maximum awarded by…

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