Social and Cultural Enhancement

The Social & Cultural Enhancement Component enables the students to thrive intellectually and culturally; while developing their leadership skills in a multicultural learning institution. The program also provides students with an opportunity to attend the Florida Association of Education Opportunity Program Personnel (FAEOPP) Leadership Conference to enhance their leadership skills.

During the fall and spring semesters students have an opportunity to

  • Perform in the TRIO annual fashion show
  • Attend performances at the STRAZ Center
  • Attend the MLK Leadership Breakfast sponsored by Tampa Bay Organization on Black Affairs (TOBA)
  • Visit the Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI)
  • Visit the Dali Museum
  • Attend community luncheons and banquets

Cultural and Special Events

Students may get participation credits participating in the following cultural and special events hosted by Hillsborough Community College, Ybor City and Dale Mabry Campus Only. (Before attending any of these activities, please contact your advisor ten (10) days prior to the event to ensure participation credits).

A. The Art Gallery
B. Drama Department Productions
C. The Exhibit Gallery
D. Films, Dances & Special Events
E. Music Recitals
F. Latino/Hispanic Week
G. Black History Month
H. International Festival of Flags Ceremony

 Ybor Career Resource Center

A. Resume Workshop
B. Business Etiquette Workshop

Our grand finale “Foods we eat at Christmas” is a well planned activity where students and staff bring a favorite dish from their culture, sing carols/songs, and fellowship with supporters of the TRIO family.

Motto: “Putting Students First in the Pursuit of Excellence”