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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 [...]

Trellis Foundation Announces the Appointment of Alma Garcia to the Board of Directors

2021-03-03T13:34:53-05:00April 1, 2020|Categories: Press Releases|

Round Rock, TX – Trellis Foundation, a public charitable organization focused on improving college attainment for low- to moderate-income students, on Wednesday announced the appointment of Alma Garcia of Brownsville, Texas, to its board of directors. “We are incredibly pleased to welcome Alma Garcia to the Trellis Foundation Board,” said Dr. Richard Rhodes, chair of [...]

Understanding postsecondary credentials

2021-03-03T13:34:53-05:00February 3, 2020|Categories: Blog|

Today’s students are preparing for current jobs as well as future career opportunities that we cannot even imagine. As they navigate their educational options, more students are choosing to incorporate credentials as all or part of their postsecondary educational pathway. Since credentials often offer a quicker route to a higher-paying job, many foundations are [...]

Get to know Alyse Gray Parker

2021-03-03T13:34:53-05:00November 21, 2019|Categories: Blog|

As the new graduate intern with the Trellis Foundation, there are several things I’m looking forward to learning and experiencing. My background in school psychology and an interest in higher education policy have led me on a winding academic and professional journey. Through this journey, I found my true passions within education. My higher [...]

Get to know Lakya Lewis

2021-03-03T13:34:53-05:00November 20, 2019|Categories: Blog|

I am beyond excited to join Trellis Foundation as the new Grants Administrator and Operations Assistant. I believe my previous personal and professional experiences have led me here. I begin this new journey looking forward to learning more about the grantmaking process and contributing to the educational success of others. Advocating for others has always [...]

Trellis Company and Trellis Foundation Donate $50,000 to Support Victims of El Paso Shooting

2021-03-03T13:34:53-05:00August 29, 2019|Categories: Press Releases|

Donations to support the educational needs of victims and their families impacted by the August 3rd tragedy Round Rock, TX – Trellis Company (Trellis) and Trellis Foundation have donated a total of $50,000 to Paso del Norte Community Foundation in support of the El Paso Victims Relief Fund. Each entity donated $25,000. Specifically, the donations [...]