Past TRiO STEM Events

NCORE 2018 Conference

We attended the National Conference on Race and Ethnicity (NCORE) 2018 on New Orleans, LA. We enjoyed the many informational sessions throughout the conference as well as some wonderful plates of food in the Big Easy! 

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2018 Achievement Ceremony

All TRiO programs at GVSU came together to celebrate all of the student success and achievements our wonderful students accomplished this year! Guest speaker Mark Schaub talked about the importance of study abroad. Louie the Laker stopped by along with President T. Haas. 

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Suit Up Event with JC Penny

Students were given coupons for career clothing at JC Penny in  Winter 2018

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MI CAPP 2018

We attended the MI CAPP conference in Battle Creek, MI

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2018 Indianapolis Graduate & Cultural Trip

We traveled to Indianapolis, Indiana to tour a graduate school and enjoy some cultural aspects of the area.

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2018 Hot Cocoa Welcome Back

We welcomed back all of our students to the 2018 academic year by sharing stories, aspirations and a hot cocoa bar! 

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2018 Faculty Meet and Greet

Students had the opportunity to meet and interact with faculty and staff in a safe and comfortable environment. A faculty panel was present to answer Q and A's. 

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2018 Etiquette Dinner

A night of etiquette and networking! Students enjoyed a four course meal, complete with a presentation from an etiquette coach, and a Black History presentation by Dr. Rik Stevenson. 

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2018 Amway Trip

Students were able to visit and tour Amway headquarters and learn about options for career placement after graduation. 

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2017 CMU & Ziibiwing Native American Cultural Center

We visited Central Michigan University and got to go over some of the expectations for entering and applying to graduate school. We took a tour of the campus and were able to make some wonderful connections with CMU students and staff. We also visited the Ziibiwing Cultural Center where we took an in-depth tour of the museum and got to learn about the local Native American communities past, present and future. 

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2017 ArtPrize Trip

We took students to tour Grand Rapids famous ArtPrize event. Different art pieces were viewed and discussed.

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2017 TRiO Around The World

We joined with the TRiO SSS Traditional and TRiO TPSS to put on a seminar geared toward study abroad. We had a student panel who presented on their personal study abroad experiences as well as a presentation from Padnos International Center. 

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Campus Life Night

We attended the largest collaboration of student organizations on GV's campus! 

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TRiO Orientation 2017

Orientation for Fall 2017 semester. We got to meet other students in the TRIO STEM-HS program and we made motivation posters for Arbor Circle in Grand Rapids, MI. 

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Degage Ministries July 2017

On July 27, a small group of TRiO STEM volunteers served dinner and ice cream to the homeless and disadvantaged clients of the agency in downtown Grand Rapids. 

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2017 MSU and MPHI

On July 14, TRiO STEM went to Michigan State University for a graduate school visit. We spent the morning learning about the graduate school process and what is offered at MSU. We then did a brief self-guided tour. After our visit we went to MPHI (Michigan Public Health Institute to learn about the many opportunities for students (current and after graduation) with their agency. 

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2017 Academic Achievement Celebration

 Winter Academic Achievement Celebration! We honored students who were graduating and made the Dean's List. Food, fellowship and a motivational speaker rounded this fun filled event. 

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2017 Ferris State University and Jim Crow Museum

Ferris State University Graduate / Cultural Trip - Winter 2017

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Spring Break Winter 2017

TRIO Spring Break 2017 - Washington D.C 

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2017 Black History Month

Lunch and Learn with Dr. Moore - Winter 2017

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2017 Winter Wonderland Blast

Winter 17 blasted in with our Winter Wonderland event. We made cards for the homeless.

Cards for Valentines Day

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Finals Week Care Packages

Finals week care packages being put together for the end of the Fall semester

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TRiO Open House Fall 2016

Fall 2016 began with all three TRiO programs hosting an opening house. 

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