TRIO Programs

The TRIO programs are designed to assist limited income, first generation college students and/or students with a disability.

The programs help students enroll in and successfully graduate from a post-secondary educational institution. There are over 1200 TRIO programs throughout the country assisting college students.

ASU-Beebe hosts four of these programs: one Student Support Services and one Upward Bound program on the Beebe campus and one Student Support Services and one Upward Bound on the Heber Springs campus.


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Student Support Services

Student Support Services is one of the five Federal TRIO Programs funded through the United States Department of Education

For more information about ASU-Beebe Student Support Services Program on the Beebe campus, call 501.882.8964.

For more information about ASU-Beebe Student Support Services Program on the Heber Springs campus, call 501.362.1232.

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Upward Bound

TRIO programs also include Upward Bound, Educational Opportunity Centers, Ronald E. McNair Post Baccalaureate Program and Talent Search.

For more information about ASU-Beebe Upward Bound Programs, call 501.882.4455.

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