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TRiO Student Support Services (SSS) at SIU assists a select group of students in adjusting to college life and successfully pursuing an undergraduate degree. SSS utilizes a holistic approach in providing support services for students by focusing on academic, social, and cultural aspects of the college experience.

Through academic counseling, advice with course selection, individualized tutoring, workshops, career exploration, and social and cultural activities, SSS helps students build a solid foundation for success. SSS also connects students to other university programs and support services that expose students to educational opportunities, as well as cultural involvement, to promote a well-rounded college experience.

Recent News and Highlights

Kudos to our 2014 SSS Graduates!

  • Symphony Blake
  • Jennifer Buchanan
  • Richsha Buckles
  • Daneesha Carter
  • Loneesha Carter
  • Marvin Dixon
  • Teris Gosier
  • Jariah Henderson
  • Derrick Hicks
  • Imani Hudson
  • Oliver Keys
  • Cordaro McKee
  • Kenea Lee
  • Nigel Patrick
  • Willie Porter
  • Valencia Ross
  • Lakendra Sanders
  • Casey Smith
  • Thomas Thompson
  • Quanita Vaughn
  • Davorian Ware
  • Phillip Woods
  • Shannon Wright

SSS Scholarship Winners

  • Lateesha Baquet: Saluki Cares Textbook Scholarship
  • Jennifer Buchanan: Black Alumni Group Scholarship
  • Shantel Franklin: African American Achievement Scholarship & Black Alumni Group Scholarship
  • Raven Gougis: African American Achievement Scholarship
  • Jariah Henderson: Non-Traditional Student Scholarship
  • Amber McKinley: African American Achievement Scholarship

SSS Annual Recognition Awards

  • Marvin Dixon: Senior of the Year
  • Jasmine Robinson: Single Parent of the Year
  • Lateesha Baquet: New Student Award
  • Jordan Jones: Rookie of the Year
  • Noel Benson: Service Award
  • Shantel Franklin: Academic Excellence
  • Alfred Jackson: Outstanding SIU Staff Award

SSS Summer Programming

Our office is open 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. throughout the summer. The computer lab will be open during intersession.  Summer programming begins on the first day of the summer semester, Monday, June 9th.

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