New TRIO lounge creates more space for students

An empty classroom in the Humphreys Building was recently transformed into a lounge with couches, tables, whiteboards, a projector and more — all for TRIO students to use as they see fit. At the end of fall semester, UCM reorganized its various departments into schools and a class that was previously taught on the first… Read more »

TRIO receives funding increase, looks to expand services

Metaphorically speaking, college is a deep pool. Sinking in the college pool can mean tens of thousands of dollars of debt, unrealized professional potential and possibly less earning potential. Some people have more resources available to them at the onset of their college careers. There are some people who don’t have access to those same… Read more »

Teacher moment: TRIO college success edition

By JESSE PARHAM Reporter (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — Wait, was there not already something about TRIO in the paper a few issues back? Yeah, there was, but this article, should you choose to read it, is about one of the classes that TRIO has to offer, a class that could make getting through college a great deal… Read more »

UCM TRIO program receives $1.5 million grant

By BETHANY SHERROW Assistant News Editor (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — During the next five years, UCM’s TRIO-Student Support Services program will benefit from a federal grant. Chris Beggs, director of TRIO-SSS, said the program will be using nearly $340,000 each year to provide services to 210 students. The money will be used to pay for… Read more »