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NWCCD - Student Support Services

Program Description

OUR MISSION

Student Support Services (SSS) Program, a federally funded TRiO program of the U.S. Department of Education, is designed to assist participants with enhancing their academic skills, increase their retention and graduation rates, and promote transfer to 4 year institutions from community college by fostering a climate supportive of student success. The SSS program is new at the Northern Wyoming Community College District but has been in place throughout the nation helping students grow as learners and professionals while obtaining their degree since 1968.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • Arts and cultural
  • Career exploration and counseling/internships
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College fairs/campus visits
  • College transition and retention support
  • Community service/service hours
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • Mentoring

Demographics

Race & Ethnicity

  • American Indian or Native Alaskan: 2%
  • White: 84%
  • Asian or Pacific Islander: 1%
  • Hispanic/Latino: 7%
  • Other: 3%
  • African American: 3%

Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 0
  • Middle School: 0
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 140
  • Non-traditional: 0

Populations Served

  • Academically At-risk
  • Academically High-performing

First-Generation

  • Between 50% and 75%