TRIO SSS partners with several departments on campus and various entities within the community to enhance the program experience. The following partners are just a few of the many resources that help make TRIO SSS extraordinary.
McNair Scholars Program
The Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program is a year-round graduate
school preparatory program. The program includes an 8-week summer research internship
that prepares undergraduate students demonstrating strong academic potential for graduate
research. The McNair Scholars Program is a Federal TRIO program designed to identify
need and provide services for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Through faculty and staff mentoring and peer group networking, the program improves
the retention and eventual graduation rates of students from Texas Tech University
System by fostering a campus climate that is conducive to their academic, social and
cultural needs and interest.
First Generation Transition & Mentoring Programs
Through advising, mentoring, and group interaction, the First Generation Transition
and Mentoring Programs strive to improve the retention and success rates of First
Generation College (FGC) students at Texas Tech by fostering an environment that supports
their academic, social/community, and personal needs.
Office of Academic Enrichment
The mission of the office of Academic Enrichment is to aid students in identifying
barriers and needs, while increasing their academic engagement and social interactions
through college readiness initiatives and professional preparation.