TRIO Student Support Services provides a number of workshops designed to engage with students in our program. See the list below for the workshops we will be offering this semester.
This is the perfect opportunity to check in with your TRIO SSS Specialist and peer mentor. Also, enjoy a few refreshments while you meet. Don’t miss out!
Tuesday, January 12th- Friday, January 15th (in your Specialist’s office until supplies lasts)
FAFSA and Scholarship Application Workshop
Attend this workshop to get all the information you need to complete your financial aid forms and apply for scholarships.
Tuesday, January 19th, 1 P.M.-3 P.M., Ceres 404 (or schedule an appointment with your specialist)
Wednesday, January 20th, 10 A.M-12 P.M., Ceres 404 (or schedule an appointment with your specialist)
Career Fair Prep: Q&A with Amanda Reil
The Spring Career Expo will be completely virtual! Career fairs will take place each Thursday in February from 9 A.M. to 4 P.M. Students must register in CAREERLINK to meet with the employers. If you plan to attend any of the Career fairs, join this Q &A session where an advisor from the Career Center will provide a demonstration of CAREERLINK and answer any questions you may have.
Thursday, January 21st, 2 P.M.-3 P.M., (Zoom link to be provided via email)
Virtual Affirmation Journal Workshop
An affirmation is anything you say or think. It’s believed that when positive affirmations are repeated over and over again, they begin to take charge of your thoughts and change your pattern of thinking. TRIO SSS participants are invited to participate in a virtual affirmation journal workshop with Artist Nichole Rae. Participants will write 108 personal I AM Statements, then collage the front cover of a journal with collaging paper, washi tape and oil pastels.
All materials will be provided in a kit, and is yours to keep to continue the process of affirmation journaling.
Wednesday, January 27th, Zoom link to be provided or Room 401B, 3 P.M.-5 P.M.
If you plan to attend the Career and Advising Center’s Spring Career Expo or Eide Bailly Day, you just might want to polish your resume. Join this activity to write your resume for these events!
Monday, February 1st, 10 A.M.-12 P.M., Ceres 404
Tuesday, February 2nd, 1 P.M.-3 P.M., Ceres 404
Wednesday, February 3rd, 10 A.M.-12 P.M., Ceres 404
Benefits of Research
Biological Sciences hosts a Q&A session on undergraduate research opportunities. Take advantage and get involved in undergraduate research.
Wednesday, February 10th, 12:30 P.M. - 1:30 P.M. (Zoom)
How to File Your Federal Tax Return
Join this very important workshop to discuss the steps to file a tax return. Learn about your tax filing status, how to complete IRS tax forms, different filing options, tax preparation software, and tips to make the process less complicated. What do I do if I owe money? We will discuss that too, as well as answer any questions you may have.
Wednesday, February 17th, 11 A.M. – 12 P.M., Ceres 401B (Zoom option available)
Thursday, February 18th, 3 P.M. - 4 P.M., Ceres 401B (Zoom option available)
United Collegiate Women’s Leadership Conference
TRIO SSS is proud to sponsor at least two participants to attend this virtual leadership experience. You must sign uphere to enter your name in a drawing for a chance to participate. Selected participants will be announced and registered on February 1st.
Saturday, March 6th, 10 A.M.-5 P.M.
VIDEO: UCWLC LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE
Bonanzaville (Career Development/Exploration)
Bonanzaville is a museum reflecting the history and culture of the early settlers of the Red River Valley. Join this activity, to not only tour the indoor museum, but to also take a look behind the scenes of the operation. First we will enjoy a brief program by the curators and collection staff members. Then, the Executive Director will visit with us to discuss the nuts and bolts of the organization: historical research, accurate storytelling, archiving artifacts, fundraising, budget planning, and program management, etc. Get an idea of how Bonanzaville (or any non-profit business) is maintained. Masks must be worn.
TBD: March 10th or March 11th
April is Financial Literacy Month!
Look for scavenger hunt items all month long on social media. TRIO SSS participants will have a chance to win prizes.
Join this workshop to learn about credit, your credit score and how it affects you as a consumer.
Wednesday, April 7th, 10 A.M.-11 A.M., Ceres 401B (Zoom option available)
Thursday, April 8th, 2 P.M.-3 P.M., Ceres 401B, (Zoom option available)
Repay Federal Student Loans
Learn how to make better financial choices and get prepared to manage finances after graduation.
Wednesday, April 21st, 10 A.M.-11 A.M., Ceres 401B, (Zoom option available)
Thursday, April 22nd, 2 P.M.-3 P.M., Ceres 401B, (Zoom option available)
Join us in celebrating the successes of TRIO SSS!
April 29th (or TBD)