Idaho TRIO Alumni Connections

Idaho TRIO Alumni Connections

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January is National Mentorship Month and we would like to take a moment to acknowledge all of the mentors out there making a difference in students lives.

Boise State education major Yolanda Martinez is one of those students impacted by the power of mentorship. Martinez was a TRIO student in high school and is currently in the TRIO Teacher Preparation Program at Boise State.

“I have a mentor and I am a mentor and I think it’s really neat because you have somebody along the way, so if you have questions or there’s something you’re unsure about you have somebody to lean on” said Martinez.

She is one of the many success stories of the TRIO Programs and she is giving back by volunteering her summers to the TRIO Upward Bound Summer Program—a program that encourages first-generation and low income students to go on after high school. Martinez is a residential mentor which means she gives students advice and answers questions and concerns about living on a college campus away from home. She takes the role seriously and has kept in contact with her mentees and offers to write letters of recommendation for scholarship applications.

Mentorships have the power to change lives and often both parties involved gain something from mentor-mentee relationship. Do/did you have a mentor? Send them a quick thank you today.

Boise State University College of Education
Idaho TRIO Alumni Connections
The State Department of Education's GEAR UP Program Coordinator, Patty Alonzo, was recently awarded the 2019 IATP Distinguished TRIO Alumna Award by Idaho TRIO Alumni Connections for her active support of the TRIO program! TRIO is a collection of nationwide programs that help first generation and/or limited-income students enter college. In her keynote speech, Ms. Alonzo stressed the great importance of the support she received from the Boise State University TRIO Upward Bound program and its instructors. As a TRIO alumna and GEAR UP Idaho Coordinator, Ms. Alonzo continuously works toward providing opportunity and hope for students as they navigate determining their college plans and their futures. Congratulations Patty!

Learn more about GEAR UP Idaho and the support it provides to prepare students for post-secondary education: http://www.sde.idaho.gov/student-engagement/gear-up/
I know this isn't strictly "alumni" content, but my hope is some in this group might appreciate this. I'm sure some of you have been on a similar trip in the past.
Here's a video from day one of BSU Upward Bound's recent summer college tour (still in progress at time of posting, in fact):

Welcome Idaho TRIO Alumni Family and Friends.....I am looking for as many Upward Bound, ETS, VUB, SS

Photos from TRIO Rising Scholars's post 04/26/2023
Photos from Idaho TRIO Alumni Connections's post 03/16/2023

Hiring for our summer program!
Please forward to all eligible applicants. Need a Social Emotional Learning Teacher, Speech Teacher, Resident Advisors, Academic Mentors (Tutors), etc.

03/08/2023

Today we celebrate the contributions of women everywhere, including farmworker women and our team of all women. Thank you for all that you do. Happy International Women’s Day!

Hoy celebramos las contribuciones de las mujeres en todas partes, incluyendo las trabajadoras agrícolas y nuestro equipo de mujeres. Gracias por todo lo que hacen. ¡Feliz día internacional de la mujer!

02/22/2023

High School Summer Speech Teacher needed! Please forward to all interested :)

01/31/2023

EXCITING TRIO Summer Job Opportunity: please pass it on!!

09/29/2022

Please help and vote for our Boise State University TRIO Upward Bound students to win the National REP 4 educational competition.

REP4 has produced a great pre-recorded National Summit this year. They kicked off asynchronous viewing and voting for REP4 participants to watch and upvote on their favorite presentations from this summer's programs.

Boise State's two winning teams (Wolf in Sheep's Clothing, and Cracking the Code to Opportunity), looked and sounded fantastic this summer, and it shows up in their videos.

Please share this link with all of our fantastic students and encourage them to vote for their favorites!

https://live.rep4.org/

Thanks all!

live.rep4.org

Jobs - Boise State University 09/29/2022

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TRIO Educational Talent Search jobs available at Boise State... please share!

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07/12/2022

TRIO Upward Bound Summer program at BSU (MAPP is back face-to-face :)

05/10/2022

Congratulations class of 2022!! ✨You did it! ✨

05/10/2022

Another day another ! Super proud of these students continuing on to accomplish their dreams!

04/29/2022

In the Boise area? Businesses... do you want some free summer help. Please see below and pass this on to anyone who might benefit! TRIO Works!

04/28/2022

Please forward immediately to all prospective candidates:

TRIO Upward Bound Educational Specialist/Teacher

Closing Date: 5-13-22
Come join the Boise State University TRIO Upward Bound Program as an Educational Specialist where you will have the opportunity to work with an amazing group of high school students. This position requires office time at the Boise State campus and teaching time at Meridian High School. Please note, an Idaho Secondary Teaching Certification is required for this position. This is a full-time 12 month position.
https://jobs.boisestate.edu/cw/en-us/job/496688/trio-upward-bound-educational-specialistteacher

TRIO Educational Specialist

Closing Date: 5-13-22
Come join the Boise State University TRIO Upward Bound Program as an Educational Specialist where you will have the opportunity to work with an amazing group of high school students. This position requires limited office time at the Boise State campus, with the majority of work taking place at the Duck Valley Indian Reservation (Owyhee High School). This is a part-time 12 month position.
https://jobs.boisestate.edu/cw/en-us/job/496697/cmeo-teacher-associate

If you have any questions at all about the positions feel free to contact me.

04/14/2022

McNair Scholar Alejandra Hernandez was recently interviewed for a KTVB news article about the harmful effects of pesticides and how new research aims to protect Idaho’s farmworkers.

Alejandra, a current research assistant at Boise State and former Idaho farmworker, recounts her first-hand experience in the article.

Read the full article here and find out about all the hard work and research that is going into protecting Idaho’s farmworkers!
https://www.ktvb.com/article/news/local/research-pesticide-exposure-idaho-farmworkers/277-95a22176-ca7d-49ce-ac3f-f311b1f7466d

04/01/2022

No fooling around... we need Residential Advisors for our TRIO Upward Bound program this summer! This is a fun and rewarding job. Please pass it on to folks in the Boise area. Thank You!

03/09/2022

We need summer TEACHERS!
Please forward to your High School Teacher connections in the Boise area. Thanks!

03/03/2022

Summer TRIO Help wanted!

TRIO Upward Bound at Boise State University is looking for Residential Mentors for the 2022 Summer Program!!! As an RM you will have the chance to ensure the safety and mentor small groups of high school students over a five week period, developing strong skills in leadership, planning, conflict resolution, listening and emotional support.

We are looking for RM's who are mature, responsible, caring and compassionate. The salary includes all meals during the week, plus housing in the dorm. We are hiring for about 15 positions.
Details of the application process and pay are included in the flyer

07/21/2021

Congrats!!

Join us in congratulating McNair Scholar, Dalene Hunter, for receiving the Friends of NAEOP 2021 scholarship!

NAEOP (Northwest Association Educational Opportunity Programs), which includes the states of Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington, provides a venue in which all TRIO and similar programs may support the success of low income, first generation and underrepresented students to obtain a quality education.

This year, through extraordinary fundraising, NAEOP was able to make 23 awards for a total of $30,200.00.

Congrats again, Dalene!

07/12/2021

Great TRIO news!

TRIO Programs Receive Record Funding in House Spending Bill for Fiscal Year 2022

July 11, 2021

Today, the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education ("LHHS") released its funding bill for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022. Under this bill, the Federal TRIO Programs would receive a record increase of $200.8 million or a 18% increase, for a total appropriation of $1.3 billion for FY 2022 (program year 2022-23). This appropriation would be the same level as the Biden Administration's request.

TRIO FY 2022 funding will support the upcoming competitions for Upward Bound, Upward Bound Math-Science, Veterans Upward Bound, and the Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Education Program, as well as continuation awards for all current grantees.

This is the largest investment of any Congress in college access and success for low-income, first-generation students and students with disabilities. The bill also would increase the maximum Pell grant to $6,895 and provide a $40 million increase or 10% increase for GEAR UP for a total appropriation of $408 million.

The TRIO increase in this bill is a major step for TRIO students and families and the educators who serve them. If enacted, an even greater number of low-income and first-generation students, and students with disabilities - up to 150,000 additional students - will have access to the individualized programs and services they need to attain a postsecondary education.

The Subcommittee is expected to debate and vote on the LHHS funding bill on Monday, July 12th, beginning at 11 A.M. Eastern. You can watch the Subcommittee markup here. The full House Appropriations Committee is expected to vote on the LHHS funding bill on Thursday, July 15th, after which congressional leaders have stated they plan to bring the bill to a vote in the full House of Representatives by the end of July. The Senate is expected to release its funding bill for LHHS after Senators return from the August state work period.

It is the work of TRIO educators, parents, students and alumni that have brought us to this point. If your House Representative is a Member of the House LHHS Appropriations Subcommittee, please urge them to vote in favor of this strong TRIO funding increase in this bill. For all other Members of Congress, please thank them for their past support and ask them to support this TRIO funding increase as the spending bill moves forward this year. Contact info for all Representatives can be found here.

Sincerely,

Maureen Hoyler
President

03/31/2021

TRIO Job opportunity...

https://jobs.boisestate.edu/en-us/job/495533/educational-specialist-trio-teacher-prep

Are you passionate about supporting the aspirations of others? Would you like to be part of a dynamic, creative, and collaborative team of professional advisors committed to building strong relationships with TRIO college students and dedicated to their success in the field of education? Having overcome obstacles in your own life, would you like to help students overcome theirs? If so, then you are encouraged to apply for the position of TRIO Teacher Prep Educational Specialist.

TRIO Teacher Prep at Boise State University empowers first-generation, income-eligible, and/or students with disabilities to explore and achieve their academic, career, financial, and personal goals. We are looking for a dedicated, student-focused advisor who has experience with and/or appreciation for the challenges faced by the students that TRIO programs support.

Please apply here. Position listing closes on April 8th.

Josh Baros
He/Him/His
Assistant Director: TRIO Rising Scholars, TRIO Teacher Prep, & TRIO STEM Scholars
Phone: (208) 426-3587
Email: [email protected]
Mail: 1910 University Drive, EDUC 208, Boise, ID 83725-1030
Web: TRIO Teacher Prep| TRIO Rising Scholars I TRIO STEM Scholars

03/10/2021

Idaho State University has an opening for an advisor/coordinator position for their new CAMP program. Feel free to share with anyone that may be interested. Positions closes March 12, 2021.

https://isu.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=1197&site=1

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Osciel Salazar

Associate Director | CAMP | Access and Opportunity

Museum Building | Room 446

921 South 8th Ave., Stop 8345 | Pocatello, ID 83209

(208) 282-1433 | [email protected]

Jobs - Boise State University 02/06/2021

TRIO job!

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Jobs - Boise State University 02/02/2021

Are you passionate about supporting the aspirations of others? Would you like to be part of a dynamic, creative, and collaborative team of professional advisors committed to building strong relationships with TRIO college students and dedicated to their success in STEM majors? Having overcome obstacles in your own life, would you like to help students overcome theirs? If so, then you are encouraged to apply for the position of TRIO STEM Educational Specialist.

TRIO SSS STEM Scholars at Boise State University empowers first-generation, income-eligible, and/or students with disabilities to explore and achieve their academic, career, financial, and personal goals. We are looking for a dedicated, student-focused advisor who has experience with and/or appreciation for the challenges faced by the students that TRIO works with.

Please apply here. https://jobs.boisestate.edu/en-us/job/494350/educational-specialist-trio-science-technology-engineering-math-stem-student-support-services-stem-sss-program

Ryan Brevik, MBA
Program Coordinator TRIO STEM Scholars Chemistry Laboratory Instructor Department of Chemistry
Pronouns: He/him/his
Phone: (208) 426-3453
Email: [email protected]
Mail: EDUC 227, 1885 University Drive, Boise. ID 83725-1755
Web: TRIO STEM Scholars | Ryan's Calendar

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01/28/2021

Today marks the 35th anniversary of the Shuttle Challenger disaster in which the namesake for the program, NASA Astronaut and Physicist Dr. Ronald E. McNair, was killed. COE salutes the McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement program and the 5,200 students that 187 programs across the country currently serve.

01/26/2021

Idaho TRIO Job Announcement:

Are you passionate about supporting the aspirations of others? Would you like to be part of a dynamic, creative, and collaborative team of professional advisors committed to building strong relationships with TRIO college students and dedicated to their success in STEM majors? Having overcome obstacles in your own life, would you like to help students overcome theirs? If so, then you are encouraged to apply for the position of TRIO STEM Educational Specialist.

TRIO SSS STEM Scholars at Boise State University empowers first-generation, income-eligible, and/or students with disabilities to explore and achieve their academic, career, financial, and personal goals. We are looking for a dedicated, student-focused advisor who has experience with and/or appreciation for the challenges faced by the students that TRIO works with.

Please apply here.

https://jobs.boisestate.edu/en-us/job/494350/educational-specialist-trio-science-technology-engineering-math-stem-student-support-services-stem-sss-program

01/25/2021

This year, COE hosts a virtual fifth annual TRIO Alumni Leadership Forum.

Participating TRIO alumni will:

• Share strategies for successfully navigating post-college life (family, career, finances, etc.);

• Engage in networking and “instant mentoring” sessions with fellow alumni from college access and success programs across various sectors and industries; and

• Learn more about TRIO history and take part in preserving the TRIO legacy.

There is NO COST to register for the Alumni Forum. However, this registration does not include the Policy Seminar or the Seminar with the U.S. Department of Education.

https://access.coenet.org/iCore/Events/Event_display.aspx?EventKey=PS2021ALUM

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