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!
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.
Suit Up Event with JC Penny
Students were given coupons for career clothing at JC Penny in Winter 2018
MI CAPP 2018
We attended the MI CAPP conference in Battle Creek, MI
2018 Indianapolis Graduate & Cultural Trip
We traveled to Indianapolis, Indiana to tour a graduate school and enjoy some cultural aspects of the area.
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!
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.
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.
2018 Amway Trip
Students were able to visit and tour Amway headquarters and learn about options for career placement after graduation.
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.
2017 ArtPrize Trip
We took students to tour Grand Rapids famous ArtPrize event. Different art pieces were viewed and discussed.
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.
Campus Life Night
We attended the largest collaboration of student organizations on GV's campus!
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.
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.
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.
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.
2017 Ferris State University and Jim Crow Museum
Ferris State University Graduate / Cultural Trip - Winter 2017
Spring Break Winter 2017
TRIO Spring Break 2017 - Washington D.C
2017 Black History Month
Lunch and Learn with Dr. Moore - Winter 2017
2017 Winter Wonderland Blast
Winter 17 blasted in with our Winter Wonderland event. We made cards for the homeless.
Finals Week Care Packages
Finals week care packages being put together for the end of the Fall semester
TRiO Open House Fall 2016
Fall 2016 began with all three TRiO programs hosting an opening house.