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Upcoming Events

Additional state and regional student leadership conferences, professional development conferences, events, workshops, webinars, and board meetings can be found in the EOA calendar! 

2017 MN TRIO Northern TRIO Day  MN TRIO Northern TRIO Day

Saturday, February 25, 2017

   College of St. Scholastica - Duluth, MN 
   Questions? Contact Stephanie Sklors at 

  • Registration Form - Early Bird Registration due Feb. 3, 2017; Regular registration due Feb. 6, 2017


MN TRIO Southern TRIO Day

Saturday, March 25, 2017

   Southwest Minnesota State University - Marshall, MN 
   Questions? Contact Amy Nemitz at 

  • Registration Form - Early Bird Registration due Mar. 3; Regular Registration due Mar. 10


MNTRIO 2017 Adult Leadership Conf    MN TRIO Adult Student Leadership Symposium

    "Learn Today, Lead Tomorrow"

      Saturday, March 25, 2017

      St. Cloud State University - St. Cloud, MN 
      Questions? Contact Rachel Juen at or        
      Elizabeth Murry at

Join us Friday March 24th at our pre-conference networking event (7-9 PM). Listen to a quick and fun presentation on networking and how to get the most out of a conference, then practice your networking skills by meeting other TRIO students from across Minnesota. Pizza and bowling to follow!


I have also attached an updated version of the information flyer and registration form because we needed to update them as well to reflect the change in the activity.

  • Call for Proposals/Volunteer - We need your help to make this event successful. Consider volunteering, presenting, or both. We are looking for volunteers in the following areas: registration table, TRIO postcard table, timekeeper for breakout sessions, technology assistance, and resume critiques (review 5-6 student resumes during the morning breakout sessions, then meet with the students for one-on-one feedback during 10-15 minute resume appointments)   Click Here to Volunteer or Present - due Jan. 27


MN TRIO Annual Spring Professional Conference

"Refocus, Recharge, Renew"

   Tues. April 4 - Thurs. April 6, 2017

   Cragun's Resort and Hotel on Gull Lake - Brainerd, MN 
   Questions? Contact Pa Yong Xiong at or Michael Bro at 

Examples of potential topics are listed below:


REFOCUS: Strategies on high impact programming to reach our students (particularly after post-election), TRIO related issues or strengths that should be focused on, something new that should be shared with the larger MNTRIO group, new lenses of looking at things, different framework models (i.e. Marcia’s Identity Status Theory and the foreclosed students), energy flow, etc.


RECHARGE: Motivational & Inspirational workshops, creative workshops, reflective workshops to help recharge, team-building activities to boost energy for staff and students, etc.


RENEW: Strategies to renew partnerships across campuses or outside organizations, renewable energy, exercises/activities for TRIO students and staff, renewing alumni’s efforts in supporting TRIO, goal setting strategies etc.


Twins logo  MN TRIO Fundraiser - MN Twins Game/Tshirts

Minnesota Twins vs. Chicago White Sox 

   Wed. June 21, 2017 at 7:10pm            

   Target Field Section 333 - Minneapolis, MN
   Questions? Contact Lauren Erdman at

   T-shirts will also be sold at the MN TRIO Professional Conference in April for $10 each.    Orders must be placed by May 26, 2017.

pport MN TRIO and purchase your tickets for the Minnesota Twins game AND show your TRIO pride at the game by ordering the “TRIO package” including a TRIO T-shirt and game ticket at a discounted price!  Attendees are encouraged to create TRIO signs or wear TRIO gear at the game and show your TRIO spirit! 

Your purchase makes a difference! Proceeds from each sale will go to support the MN TRIO Association and the professionals and students it serves. TRIO students, staff, alumni, supporters, campus faculty, friends and family are invited to join us! Please help spread the word!

We thank you for your support! 

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