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Trellis Foundation is Hiring: Grants and Operations Assistant

2021-03-15T16:52:19-05:00March 15, 2021|Categories: Press Releases|

Trellis Foundation is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the role of Grants and Operations Assistant. The Grants and Operations Assistant will be the backbone of the operational support for the team. This role is responsible for various aspects of grant compliance and administrative/operational support for the Foundation. This will include monitoring documents and processes [...]

Trellis Foundation Announces Grant Awards for December 2020

2021-03-03T13:34:53-05:00January 28, 2021|Categories: Press Releases|

We are pleased to announce the awarding of $793,090 in December 2020, in support of efforts that will lead to greater access to higher education and student success for students seeking to transfer from one institution to another or re-connect to higher education after time spent in the workforce. Grants selected will support student success [...]

It’s Time to Get Real: What I Learned as a Professor during the Pandemic

2021-03-03T13:34:53-05:00January 28, 2021|Categories: Blog|

Meeting with my students face-to-face without a face covering seems like a distant memory. I miss seeing my students dearly; however, during this time of uncertainty, I have come to terms with three significant factors to help guide my students so that they are successful in my course: Affirmation Over the past couple of months, [...]

Get to know Ashlee B. Daniels

2021-03-03T13:34:53-05:00January 21, 2021|Categories: Blog|

It is such a pleasure to be a part of the Trellis Foundation as a Graduate Fellow, and I look forward to the many lessons that I will learn from my colleagues. My educational background and interest in academic achievement for students of color have propelled me to embark on a journey encompassed with various [...]

Trellis Foundation Announces Awarding of Grants for September 2020

2021-03-03T13:34:53-05:00October 26, 2020|Categories: Press Releases|

We are pleased to announce the awarding of the final $770,000 of FY2020, in support of efforts that will lead to greater access to higher education and student success in preparing for and earning a college degree. Overall, Trellis Foundation awarded $3 million this fiscal year. Grants selected will support statewide strategy and capacity-building [...]

Trellis Foundation is Hiring: Graduate Fellow

2021-03-03T13:34:53-05:00June 10, 2020|Categories: Press Releases|

Trellis Foundation is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the role of Graduate Fellow. The Graduate Fellow is a paid position, intended only for students in the process of completing a graduate-level degree. Preference will be given to students in a graduate program at an HBCU in Texas. The position will primarily be based remotely; [...]

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at El Paso Receives $100,000 for Nursing Program

2021-03-03T13:34:53-05:00May 28, 2020|Categories: Press Releases|

A $100,000 grant from the Trellis Foundation will help support stipends for students in the accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program at the Gayle Greve Hunt School of Nursing (GGHSON) at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at El Paso (TTUHSC). These funds will be matched dollar-for-dollar by the Texas Workforce Commission’s Texas [...]

Black Student Debt: A Summary of Recent Research

2021-03-03T13:34:53-05:00May 12, 2020|Categories: Blog|

The conversation about student debt policy is heating up, and there’s been a recent focus on how student debt adversely impacts Black students. At Trellis Foundation, we care deeply about postsecondary affordability, access, and completion. This post provides a brief context of the research and headlines that have helped shape our thinking on these issues [...]

Emergency aid during COVID-19: Is there a leverage point for maximizing rent assistance?

2021-03-03T13:34:53-05:00April 23, 2020|Categories: Blog|

The need is overwhelming, and the dollars won’t stretch far enough. But can colleges, community-based organizations, or funders find any economies of scale or leverage points to maximize the impact of emergency aid for students in the COVID-19 public health and economic crisis, particularly for rent costs? This blog entry includes three levels of response [...]