Alumni can be a great resource for their peers and current students. There are many ways to give back and stay connected.

Participating in TRIO Day

“National TRIO Day is a day of celebration, reflection and action around increased access to higher education for disadvantaged students. Federal TRIO Programs help low-income and first-generation students enter college and earn a college degree. Every year on the last Saturday of February, high school and college students, teachers, Members of Congress, local officials, TRIO Program staff, participants and alumni and many others:

Celebrate the positive impact of federal TRIO Programs in our communities throughout the nation.

Reflect on the importance of educational opportunity programs in creating a fairer society for all Americans.

Act to protect and further access to higher education for lowincome and first-generation students.” (

Donating Funds

Help a current SSSP participant by donating money to SSSP at UD to help with tuition, books and other fees that will help them persist in college.  You can send a check payable to University of DE-SSSP to Ms. Felicia Meekins at 150 S. College Ave, Newark ,DE 19716 or give online, specifying TRIO Student Support Services Program for “other”:

Sharing Employment Opportunities

Send job and internship opportunities to We will include these announcements in the weekly emails sent to students and alumni.

Volunteering as a Professional Mentor

Let us know if you are interested in being a mentor for current SSSP participants.  We can connect students who are interested in exploring the field in which you are currently studying or working.  Please contact if you are interested!


Check out our Alumni newsletter fall2016!

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