Student Support Services provides a number of opportunities for students to become involved, gain experiences, and be recognized for their achievements at the University of Nebraska at Kearney and within the TRiO community. Active student participants gain valuable educational and life experiences that provide them with opportunities for academic, personal, and professonal growth. Pictured below are the faces and stories of some of the many SSS students participating in TRiO activities and events.
Awards and Recognition Socials
Jessica Telford (top) and Diyen Bahena (bottom) receive the Pacesetter Award which is awarded to freshmen students who have demonstrated that they are developing the necessary skills, habits, and motivation to become very successful students.
MOKANNE Adult Student Leadership Conference
(Above) Matthew Voichahoske (left), Gustavo Ramirez (middle) and Cody Jorgensen (right) are giving a presentation about Situational Leadership at the MOKANNE Adult Student Leadership Conference in Kansas City, Missouri.
2013 TRiO Day Celebration!
Student Support Services celebrated 20 years of service at UNK on TRiO Day, February 28, 2013.
(Above) A fromer UNK Student Support Services particpant, Megan Friesen, was the 2013 TRiO Day guest speaker.
(Above) Current Student Support Services students share their experiences as active participants
in SSS during the TRiO Day celebration.
Charm School: Job Interview Preparation
(Above) UNK students Gayle Smallcomb and Laura Wielechowski learn about Communication Etiquette from Alejandra Kaiser at Charm School: Job Interview Preparation sponsored by Student Support Services, Academic and Career Services, and the Office of Multicultural Affairs.
(Above) Sammie Moulton and her Mentor, Amaryah Fritz, enjoy their evening at UNK's OkSOBERfest sponsored by Peer Health. (Below) Megan Friesen, Evelyn Ortiz and Blanca Vera Chavez try their skills at Rock Band during OkSOBERfest.
Academic Mentor Service Learning Project
(Above) Matthew Voichahoske makes crafts with Ruby during the Academic Mentor Service Learning project. The AM's organized a "Bugs and Books" themed event promoting literacy and family togetherness in the Kearney community.
Campus Kitchens Service Learning Mentoring Meeting
(Above) Melissa Voichahoske and her Mentor, Alyshia Nelson, frost cookies while helping the Campus Kitchens organization prepare meals for families in the Kearney community.