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Amber graduated in the fall of 2021 with a degree in Public Relations and holds certificates in both marketing and digital marketing. After graduation, she plans to work full-time as an Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer/Director of The Grand Oshkosh. Her future aspiration is to someday be a Director for a non-profit organization.
Amber received that 2021 Chancellor’s Award of Excellence, the 2020 UW Oshkosh Titan LeadHership Award, and was the commencement speaker for fall 2021.
Serena is graduating this spring with a Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Psychology.
After graduation, Serena is planning on becoming a certified Behavioral Treatment Therapist for Learn Behaviors Inc. She plans to continue her education and pursue a Master’s and her doctoral degrees. Her career goal is to become a Mental Health Psychologist.
Serena was an active member of the PSI CHI Honors of Psychology for two years as well as a member of the UWO American Red Cross. She earned the Growth Mindset Award during the summer of 2018 in the TAP program.
Serenity is graduating with a Bachelor of Social Work degree in May. She is currently enjoying her practicum at the Drug Abuse Correctional Center. After graduation, she plans to pursue a Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Social Work at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay.
Serenity’s biggest takeaway in being part of the TRIO SSS Program is meeting other new students in gaining the support needed in order to thrive as a student.
Pamela is graduating this spring 2022 with a degree in Psychology.
After graduation, Pamela plans on taking time off to allow herself to focus on building her resume all while studying for the GRE for grad school. She also plans to gain some research experience and continue to work in her Youth Mentor position. Her greatest accomplishment was being nominated as one of the Titan LeadHER for the Titan LeadHERship conference.
Menickalay is graduating with a Bachelor of Social Work degree.
After graduation, Menickalay has plans to work in the social work field. Being a first-generation student in the TRIO SSS program, her biggest takeaway was that there were so many students who were like her. As she is graduating, she summarizes her college student experience at UW Oshkosh as fun, happy, and enjoyable.
Olivia will be graduating in the spring of 2022 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Education with an Early Childhood-Middle Childhood Licensure.
Olivia has already accepted a job in the Appleton School District as a 7th grade Science teacher. She will also be teaching summer school and coaching 7th-grade girls’ volleyball.
Hope Schaefer Kemps
Hope is graduating this spring with a Bachelor’s degree in Human Services Leadership.
After graduation, she has plans to pursue a Master’s in Professional Counseling with an emphasis in Student Affairs. While at UWO, Hope received the TRIO Scholarship Aid Award, the Educational Opportunity Award, the LeadHERship Award, and the Outstanding Ally Award.
Tristen will be graduating in the spring of 2022 with a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education.
After graduation, she will be staying in the Oshkosh area, looking for a job as an elementary school teacher. Her biggest takeaway from being in our SSS program was “getting all the advice about life as a college freshman” which helped her navigate her way through all of her four years here at UW Oshkosh.
Lauren, who has been on the Dean’s List since the fall of 2019, will be graduating with a degree in Business Management this May 2022.
Last summer, Lauren interned with Kohl’s located in Menomonee Falls, Wi, and really enjoyed learning about the company’s marketing and supply chain departments. She recently accepted a full-time position with Kohl’s as an Allocation Analyst.
Kylie, as a first-generation college student, worked hard and will be graduating with honors this May of 2022. She will be receiving her bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management. Kylie maintained a 3.5 GPA which places her under Cum Laude status.
After graduation, Kylie plans to secure a full-time job in the Human Resources field. Her biggest takeaway from being in the SSS Program was allowing herself to open up and understand what college was really about. She really appreciated being in Learning Groups her first year here at UW Oshkosh as a way to transition to college life and get to know other students.
Additional Alumni Resources
As a University of Wisconsin Oshkosh graduate, you are part of our large and growing alumni family. Nearly 95,000 alumni call UWO their alma mater. When you stay connected, the value of your degree continues to grow. We hope you will stay connected to the SSS/SSS STEM program. Please fill out our alumni form and tell us what you have accomplished since graduating.
The mission of the National TRIO Alumni Association is to create a network of individuals whose lives have been transformed by a TRIO program (Talent Search, Upward Bound, EOC, SSS & McNair).
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