"TRiO" refers to a series of programs funded under the Title IV of Higher Education Act of 1965.  They were created to assist disadvantaged Americans in overcoming class, social, and cultural barriers to higher education.  The term "TRiO" refers to the initial three programs, Upward Bound Education Talent Search, and Student Support Services.  Currently there are eight TRiO programs:  Student Support Services, Talent Search, Upward Bound, Upward Bound Math-Science, Veterans Upward Bound, Educational Opportunity Centers, Ronald E. McNair posbaccalaureate Achievement, and the Training Program for Federal TRiO programs.

Our focus is to ensure that students have a realistic chance to persist in college and, within four years, graduate with an associate degree and transfer to a four-year institution to pursue a bachelor's degree

Our Mission

The mission of Student Support Services at the Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College is to provide a supportive system, both academic and personal, to meet the individual needs of the students and enable them to persevere and be successful in attaining their desired degrees.

This service is designed to assist qualified students in attaining success throughout their LCOOCC experience. Student Support Services is a U.S. Department of Education program designed to provide students with tutoring, personal support, academic advising, and career coaching. 

Services

  • Personal support and encouragement

  • Supplemental Academic and Career advising

  • Study Skills

  • Transfer Assistance

  • Financial Aid Advising

  • Tutoring in subjects such as English, math, Intro to Higher Ed and computer fundamentals

  • Professional development, resumes, and interview skills

  • Financial and college success workshops

  • Financial Literacy

  • SSS grant aid

  • Cultural enrichment

Eligibility

  • In order to qualify for this benefit program be a current or prospective student pursuing an associate's or bachelor's degree and you must be one of the following: low income, first generation college student, or disabled.​

  • Degree Seeking

  • Seeking first associates degree

  • Need for academic support

  • U.S. Citizen or permanent resident

Taking advantage

Just stop in our office and fill out an application. If you qualify, we will discuss your academic needs and concerns and how we can assist you.  We also offer services at our 3 outreach sites: LCOOCC North, Lac du Flambeau, and St. Croix.

Main Campus Team

Melissa Crow

Director

MAIN CAMPUS

mcrow@lco.edu

715 634-4790 x 119

Mary Revoy Lopez

Assistant Director/Success Coach

MAIN CAMPUS

mrevoylopez@lco.edu

715 634-4790 x131

Edith Diller

Success Coach

MAIN CAMPUS

ediller@lco.edu

715 634-4790 x110

Outreach Success Coaches

Cody Bigboy-Powless

LCO College North

cbigboy@lco.edu

715 812-1040

Janine McNulty

St. Croix

jmcnulty@lco.edu

800 236-2195

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Lisa Whitecloud

Lac du Flambeau

LWhitecloud@lco.edu

715 588-3457

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ABOUT US

Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College (LCOOCC) is a non-profit Ojibwe tribal community college.  We are an open-door institution which welcomes anyone who would like to work toward a better tomorrow.  LCOOCC does not discriminate based upon race and will not deny admission to any Native student regardless of tribal enrollment or affiliation.

ADDRESS

LCO Ojibwa Community College
13466 W. Trepania Rd.
Hayward, WI 54843

info@lco.edu

Phone: 715.634.4790
Toll-Free: 888.526.6221
Fax: 715.634.5049

© 2017 LAC COURTE OREILLES OJIBWA COMMUNITY COLLEGE

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