Kennedy Fine Arts Building

S.T.A.R. (Students That Are Rising)


To improve higher education outcomes and retention for disconnected students, who are experiencing food insecurity, are designated as homeless or housing insecure, former foster youth and those who consider themselves to need indigent support; through the use of campus-community supportive networks and resources.

Program Outcomes

Registered students that adequately utilize the services should be able to:

High School Students

Nsoro summer program and Independent status assistance
Learn more about Nsoro

Faculty and Staff

Identifying students that aged out of foster care and homeless students
Learn how faculty/staff can help homeless students


I sleep on a couch. Am I homeless, S.T.A.R., and Helping the disconnected students