National TRIO Day

Administration Building, Room 372

Saturday, February 24, 2018 @ 11:00 am

Students and alumni of Northwest TRIO programs will celebrate their success and express appreciation to the University and community during the 2018 National TRIO Day. The celebration is 11 a.m. in the TRIO center on the third floor of the Administration Building.

A light meal will be served and breakout sessions will address topics of resumes and cover letters; diversity, equity and inclusion; and financial literacy.

Additionally, the event honors TRIO Hall of Fame inductees, and keynote speakers will include Julie Cayton, president of the Missouri-Kansas-Nebraska Chapter of Educational Opportunity Association; Dr. Justin Mallett, Northwest’s director of diversity and inclusion, will be the featured speaker; and Cassandra Tavorn, director of TRIO programs at Northwest. Northwest’s Spirit and Truth Gospel Choir also will perform.

In conjunction with TRIO’s National Day of Service, Northwest TRIO is encouraging support of the University’s Pay it Forward Food Pantry, which assist students and employees experiencing food deficiencies. Community members are invited to donate boxed macaroni and cheese, canned tuna, chicken and fruit, boxed dinners, peanut butter, crackers, snack foods, or personal hygiene items such as soap, shampoo and toothpaste in Room 372 of the Administrating Building or bring them to the TRIO Day Celebration.

An RSVP to attend TRIO Day is required by noon Thursday, Feb. 22, by contacting Tavorn at or 660.562.1861, or Lisa Ruehter, TRIO administrative assistant, at or 660.562.1862.

Contact Info

Tanya Riley
(660) 562-1647

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