MI-CAPP Student Leadership Summit

MSU TRIO SSS students spent the weekend of March 20th at the Great Wolf Lodge in Traverse City for the 2015 MI-CAPP Student Leadership Summit. The summit served as an opportunity for MSU TRIO students to enrich their public speaking skills and to leave a positive impression on TRIO Upward Bound high school students, who themselves were in the middle of the college application process.

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Several MSU TRIO Spartans sat on the “College Panel Snack & Chat” to discuss the transition to college life and how TRIO helped make that transition a smooth one, while other students attended presentations lead by TRIO alumni from all across the country.

The Scholarship Award Dinner provided TRIO students from other universities a chance to be rewarded for their academic work, and gave them a moment to share the powerful impact TRIO had on their studies.

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Ultimately, MSU TRIO students left the summit feeling beyond capable of using the tools that TRIO gave them to make beneficial contributions to their academic, cultural, and local communities.