Congratulations Temilayo (Temi) Ogungbemi!

posted Aug 21, 2018, 8:57 AM by TRiO SSS


Mr. Temilayo Ogungbemi, or "Temi" for short, is a rising sophomore at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Temi hails from Raleigh, North Carolina, and is a 2017 graduate of Wake Forest High School. Temi is currently pursuing his bachelor’s degree in Psychology while following a Pre-Med track. After graduating in 2021, Temi plans on completing a master’s degree in Psychology wherein he hopes to gain experience in the medical field through internships and working in medical clinics. He then plans to attend medical school and complete his residency in Neurosurgery. Temi has an interest in pursuing a career as a Physician Assistant, specializing in either Psychology or Surgery in the ER, but ultimately aspires to become a Neurologist or Neurosurgeon. At UNCG, Temi is a member of Student Support Services (SSS), the African Student Union (ASU), and is an honors student in the Lloyd International Honors College.

Congratulations Marlena Preece!

posted Aug 21, 2018, 8:41 AM by TRiO SSS   [ updated Aug 21, 2018, 8:46 AM ]

Ms. Marlena Preece is a senior at UNC Greensboro. Marlena is a 1993 graduate of Phelps High School in Phelps, Kentucky. Marlena is currently pursuing her bachelor’s degree in social work with a minor in human development and family studies and American Sign Language. After graduating in May 2019, Marlena plans to apply to UNCG’s Joint Master of Social Work Program, and once she obtains her master’s degree, plans to become a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and gain employment as a LCSW focusing on mental health and substance abuse. At UNCG, Marlena is a member of Student Support Services (SSS), the Transfer Adult Student Union, the Phi Alpha Honor Society for Social Work, and is president of the National Association of Social Workers, Student Organization. She is also an undergraduate teaching assistant for the Human Development and Family Studies Department, and was a content expert in social work and human development and family studies courses for the Optimizing Academic Success program. She also serves as a trip leader for UNCG’s Office of Leadership and Service Learning and a peer career ambassador with UNCG’s Career Services Center.   

Congratulations to Kay Wilson Kelley!

posted Jul 30, 2018, 12:10 PM by TRiO SSS   [ updated Aug 21, 2018, 8:46 AM ]

Kay was awarded the John Foreman Scholarship from North Carolina TRiO this year. Kay is one of four out of all North Carolina TRiO students to receive this award. She is also the first Gaston College TRiO student to ever receive a North Carolina TRiO Scholarship! Kay has made her mark in many wonderful ways at Gaston College and in the community.

Cleveland Community College Talent Search On the Road

posted Jul 11, 2018, 12:48 PM by TRiO SSS


Cleveland Community College Talent Search Notable Achievements

posted Jul 11, 2018, 12:47 PM by TRiO SSS


Fayetteville State’s Upward Bound Students

posted Mar 16, 2018, 9:29 AM by TRiO SSS   [ updated Mar 16, 2018, 9:30 AM ]

Fayetteville State’s Upward Bound Program Students prepping for the SAEOPP Student Initiatives program!




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