TRIO works to unlock your future
Our programs provide cultural and academic support to participants in greater Southwest Virginia to help them pursue and obtain postsecondary education.
This early intervention program for students in grades six through 12 helps young people better understand their educational opportunities and options.
This program helps high school students overcome social, academic, and cultural barriers to higher education.
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Unite grant helps open world of STEM
For most students, school is out for the summer. However, for about 80 high schoolers from across Southwest Virginia, summer is a time to get an academic boost. Most students stay on Virginia Tech’s Blacksburg campus for three weeks, but about 20 students stay on campus for six weeks through Unite — a nationwide supplemental program funded by an Army Educational Outreach Program grant.
Article ItemFirst-Generation Student Success celebrates campus achievements , article
Weeklong activities beginning Nov. 7 honor first-generation students’ contributions to their communities and mark progress in removing barriers to their success.
Article Item$10 million scholarship gift builds on the generous legacy of a champion of education , article
The Preston and Catharine White Endowed Diversity Scholarship will help numerous students each year.
Article ItemFor incoming students, Summer Start is a springboard to the fall semester , article
The six-week program offers first-year and transfer students a chance to ease into campus life by taking classes and building friendships over the summer.