Project Success is a (TRiO) Student Support Services (S.S.S.) Program funded by the U.S. Department of Education.
It gives a select number of MCC-Penn Valley students the academic support, counseling, transfer assistance, and cultural enrichment they may need in order to complete a college degree - all without cost to any of the Project Success participants.
Project Success-TRIO Student Support Services, provides a nurturing learning environment while assisting students in overcoming barriers through academic and personal support and resources, to help transition students seeking bachelor's degrees to self-sufficiency using holistic approaches.
- Project Success (TRIO) S.S.S. helps low income, first generation, and students with disabilities who are seeking Bachelor’s degrees.
- Members of the program are active in their campus community through other organizations like Student Government Association, Phi Theta Kappa, and SAGA and hold leadership positions within these clubs and organizations.
- The majority of the program’s members transfer to local colleges and universities where they obtain their Bachelor’s degrees.
- Project Success members go on to live rewarding lives in various professions including, but not limited to, nursing, business, education, and social work.