New TRIO SSS students outside Strand Agricultural Hall

This year, OSU’s TRIO SSS program was award the SSS STEM grant in addition to the standard program award. The total award has increased to $466,000/year from the Department of Education and will be used to support 295 first generation, low income, and/or students with disabilities as they earn their undergraduate degree from OSU. With the addition of the SSS STEM grant, the program has doubled the size of their professional staff. The new academic counselors are both women of color with extensive experience and varied personal stories that help them identify with and support the SSS student population.  Learn more about the OSU TRIO SSS program.