The TRIO office is providing services remotely and is available through virtual meeting for your comfort and convenience. 

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Must be either a U.S Citizen or permanent resident to apply. Apply today to find out if you are eligible.

TRIO Student Support Services is a program at Lake Superior College that is funded at $348,002 by the Department of Education to serve 216 students. TRIO SSS provides a personalized learning environment that inspires engaged learning, independent responsibility, and community connection. Our mission is to ensure that students have a realistic opportunity to persist in college and graduate with an associate’s degree or certificate within four years and/or transfer to a four-year institution to pursue a bachelor’s degree.

TRIO SSS provides personalized academic support in one place.

  • Assist with finding the right career for you.
  • Assist with course selection and transferring courses to a 4-yr college/university.
  • Assist with applying for financial aid, understanding your award, budgeting, scholarship searches and applications, to reduce loan debt.
  • Assist with applying to a 4-year college/university

You have your own assigned TRIO SSS advisor who will support your academic success!

Meet LSC’s TRIO Advising Team

Doreen Hernesman, Director

Doreen Hernesman,

(218) 733-7781
Email Doreen

Jessica Bortolus, Advisor

Jessica Bortolus,

(218) 733-7704
Email Jessica

Alicia Musselman

Alicia Musselman,

(218) 733-7759
Email Alicia