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$1.2 million DOE grant continues McNair Achievement Program
September 14, 2017

By Cheryl Reed, Graduate School

trio-logoPULLMAN, Wash.  – Washington State University has been awarded a $1.2 million U.S. Department of Education grant for the McNair Achievement Program for five years, according to Raymond Herrera, director of the program.

$9-million awarded to WSU TRIO Upward Bound programs
June 6, 2017

By Steve Nakata, WSU Administrative Services

TRIO_Upward_Bound logoPULLMAN, Wash. – WSU will receive $9 million over five years to continue providing five existing Upward Bound programs and establish two new ones, the U.S. Department of Education has announced.

Tri-Cities alumna advocates for support services in D.C.
March 21, 2017

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

RICHLAND, Wash. – Alejandra Cardoso, a recent graduate of Washington State University Tri-Cities, was chosen as one of three representatives from Washington state to participate in the Council for Opportunity in Education’s National Policy Seminar March 19-22 in Washington, D.C.

TRIO helps Tri-Cities student overcome troubled past
May 9, 2016

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

Manny-Garcia-80RICHLAND, Wash. – Within the confines of his cold, concrete prison cell, Emmanuel “Manny” Garcia found himself seven years ago contemplating the depths of his reality.

Klimko named director of TRIO student support services
April 18, 2016

By Steve Nakata, Administrative Services

Angie-KlimkoPULLMAN, Wash. – Angie Klimko has been promoted to director of Washington State University’s TRIO student support services program (SSS) where she has worked for nearly eight years, most recently as academic coordinator.

WSU gets $1M for Student Support Services
July 27, 2015

By Steve Nakata, Administrative Services

Trio-logo-webPULLMAN, Wash. – The U.S. Department of Education has awarded Washington State University just over $1 million to continue the TRiO Student Support Services program for five years.

Graduating detective enlists help from TRiO to succeed
May 8, 2015

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

Nunez-mugRICHLAND, Wash. – Jacinto “Jason” Nunez was able to make a successful life for himself and his family as a detective for the Franklin County Sheriff’s office, but he always felt something was missing.

First-generation student to speak at U.S. Capitol briefing
November 17, 2014

By Steve Nakata, Administrative Services

Leo-Castellano-80WASHINGTON – A Washington State University student will have the ear of about 50 policy makers when he speaks at a U.S. Capitol briefing Tuesday on behalf of a national TRIO program called Student Support Services.

Nov. 14: Faculty ensemble plays favorite romantic trios
November 3, 2014

faculty-art-series-220PULLMAN, Wash. – “Brahms and Friends,” a program of romantic trios for violin, cello and piano, will be performed by the Palouse Trio at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14, in Bryan Hall as part of the Faculty Artist Series at Washington State University.