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NMC TRIO Open House Today (February 21, 2008)

The Northern Marianas College will be hosting an open house event on February 22, 2008, that will feature three of its federally-funded programs. The three programs, which are all a part of “TRIO,” include Student Services, the Talent Search Program, and the Upward Bound Program. The open house will be held in Buildings “J” and “I” from 8am to 5pm on Friday, February 22.

“The TRIO open house is a great opportunity for students and other community members to learn about the different programs that NMC offers,” NMC President Dr. Fernandez said. “I especially encourage parents to come find out how we can help their children prepare for college success.”

The Student Support Services Office is committed to meeting student needs for career guidance, financial support for college, and related support programs to lend support to student achievement.

The Talent Search program identifies and assists individuals who have the potential to succeed in higher education. The program provides academic, career, and financial counseling to its participants and encourages them to graduate from high school and continue on to the postsecondary school of their choice. The goal of Talent Search is to increase the number of youth from disadvantaged backgrounds to succeed in high school and enroll in the postsecondary education institution of their choice. It is designed to help high school students prepare for college.

Upward Bound provides fundamental support to participants in their preparation for college entrance. The program provides opportunities for participants to succeed in their pre-college performance and ultimately in their higher education pursuits. Upward Bound serves high school students from low-income families along with high school students from families in which neither parent holds a bachelor's degree. The goal of Upward Bound is to increase the rate at which participants complete secondary education and enroll in and graduate from institutions of postsecondary education.

All community members are encouraged to participate in the open house event.

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