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What is TRIO SSS?

Trio at Zane State College

TRIO Student Support Services
 
Once you are enrolled at Zane State College, you should apply to TRIO Student Support Services (TRIO SSS) Program. It is one of eight distinct TRIO programs federally funded through competitive grants by the US Department of Education to provide opportunities for increased access and success in college. Participation is free for eligible Zane State College students.

At Zane State College, TRIO-SSS is available to serve you. As one of our participant, you will be able to:

  • Develop a relationship with program staff through holistic advising and intrusive counseling and coaching.
  • Receive 24/7 tutoring support through an online platform and in-person during operational hours of the college in the ARC.
  • Discuss and plan your career with a knowledgeable and understanding thought partner.
  • Receive financial support such as grant aid award, book voucher, graduation fee waiver, etc.

We will help you achieve your higher education goals – and beyond.

Mission

Our mission is to empower scholars to successfully navigate the higher education environment and acquire skills, knowledge, attributes, and credentials to launch their future with a renewed sense of purpose and improved social mobility.

Objectives

  • Serve 144 scholars each year, with 2/3 of scholars qualifying as first-generation and low-income.
  • 65% of all learners served will persist from one academic year to the beginning of the next academic year.
  • 85% of all enrolled participants will meet the performance level required to stay in good academic standing at the college.
  • 40% of new scholars served each year will receive an associate degree, and 20% will graduate and transfer to a bachelor’s program within four years of project enrollment.

Additional resources available to participants of the program include:

  • Loaner laptops and calculator
  • Free printing within the ARC
  • Access to textbooks and course materials in the ARC
  • Participation in our free Summer Bridge Program
  • A warm learning environment where you can study and engage with peers!
  • Free local and regional trips to enhance your college experience

TRIO SSS participants have access to the program’s office area, including a comfortable social space with an eating area. SSS staff are on hand to interact, answer questions, and provide assistance.   

Summer Bridge

Begin your college work with confidence. New students starting in the fall semester and are accepted into the TRIO SSS program benefit from a summer program to improve writing skills, college success strategies, and math or science.

Eligibility

To be eligible for the services of the TRIO SSS project at Zane State, the learner must be a legal recipient of federal financial aid, meet one of the following criteria and demonstrate academic need.

  • First-generation college student
  • Limited income
  • Have a documented disability

Apply

We are excited to hear from you! After you apply, expect a response from a team member within 48 hours. Click here to apply.

Joyce Addo-Anum

Dr. Joyce Addo-Anum, Director

Joshua Eno

Joshua Eno, Advisor

Robin Carroll, Administrative Assistant

(740) 588-4115
rcarroll@zanestate.edu

Madalyne Ludovici, Tutor/Intake Specialist