The Student Support Services TRiO program is funded by the US Department of Education and operates within the TRiO & Outreach Department of Student Services. The program helps low-income and first-generation college students and individuals with disabilities graduate from college. Services include assistance with securing financial aid; personal, academic and career counseling; academic instruction; assistance with transition to four-year programs from two-year institutions; and assistance with applying to graduate and professional programs.
What is Student Support Services?
Student Support Services (SSS TRiO) is a program funded by the U.S. Department of Education and is part of a network of over 2,600 TRiO programs serving nearly 866,000 students throughout the country.
The mission of SSS TRiO at Palm Beach State College is to:
Provide intensive services to include academic advising, financial aid assistance, career guidance, and tutoring/mentoring to a targeted group of students enrolled at Palm Beach State College, thereby
Effectively creating opportunities for optimizing student retention, graduation and transfer assistance to four-year colleges/universities, and
Promoting an environment for leadership enrichment for positive community involvement and social change.
Palm Beach State College maintains a Student Support Services TRiO grant from the U.S. Department of Education to provide extensive academic and personal support services to 170 eligible students. The purpose is to increase the college's retention and graduation of students at Palm Beach State College, and to facilitate the successful transition from Associate's to Bachelor's Degrees.
We serve all four campus locations: Belle Glade, Boca Raton, Lake Worth and Palm Beach Gardens.
Staff Contact & Location Info
Lake Worth campus - Building: SCA Office: 126
Telephone: (561) 868-3392 |
| Fax: (561) 868-3394
Regular Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00am - 5:00pm
Program Manager: Felix Cruz
Telephone: (561) 868-3395
Student Support Services Representative: Livia Aragon
Telephone: (561) 868-3392
Post Secondary Advisor: Josephine Carey
Telephone: (561) 868-4006
Post Secondary Advisor: Rowina Harmon
Telephone: (561) 868-3396