TRIO Student Support Services-West STEM TRIO Student Support Services-West STEM ABSTRACT TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) STEM- ASU West Arizona State University at West campus requests funding for the TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) STEM focused program to provide beneficial service the campuses' high number of low income, first generation students and students with disabilities (75%) who major in STEM fields. SSS STEM will plan to serve 130 participants per year and offer intensive academic support services to assist student participants towards retention and successful completion of a four-year baccalaureate degree. The TRIO Student Support Services STEM will offer services to individuals that augment existing college and university services by addressing the students holistic needs in terms of instructional, counseling and experiential support. Instructional services will include the following: needs assessment, tutoring in writing, mathematics, critical thinking, and computer-based learning, small work groups and individualized higher order thinking skills. Further, emotional support such as assistance with personal development, financial aid, mentoring, and peer support groups will be provided. Experiential support will include cultural enrichment activities, summer transitional programs, graduate school and career preparation as well as leadership development, all offered to help students grow through new experiences. Institutional commitment for the TRIO Student Support Services STEM is strong. ASU West will provide collaborative support from departments throughout the university such as academic partners, financial aid and career services. In addition, the project is supplied with ample space, which is centrally located, including private offices for project staff and computer labs and study areas for students. The assurance of success for this project is greatly enhanced by Arizona State University. Due to this solid commitment, the applicant feels confident to address both of the competitive preference priorities.
|Effective start/end date||9/1/20 → 8/31/25|
- US Department of Education (DOEd): $1,309,440.00
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