Get Involved with TRIO

Throughout the year, TRIO offers workshops and events to help students improve their academic and life skills. As a TRIO student, you are welcome to attend any and all events. All events are free!

Follow TRIO on Facebook and Instagram pages to get the latest on events and other program offerings.

Workshops topics can include far ranging topics to improve your personal, academic and career success. Past programming topics include:

  • Academic workshops such as note-taking, test taking and study skills
  • Student leadership events
  • Money management
  • Alternative Spring Break trips
  • Student retreats
  • Cultural enrichment opportunities
  • Fun, crafts and more

You can also find academic workshops and skill topics in the TRIO Toolbox on our D2L site. 

TRIO also provides opportunities for cultural enrichment experiences that expose students to programs that they may not otherwise participate in-- often in partnership with other WSU departments.

TRIO Summer Connections July 21-24

Looking to get familiar with Winona State's campus and the Winona community before your first semester? Want to experience life in a residence hall with roommates before move-in day?

TRIO Summer Connections is calling your name. TRIO eligible students are invited to join our four-day Summer Connections program July 21-24. This program is jam-packed with campus activities, academic sessions, community events, cultural experiences, and guest speakers.

Through a series of on-campus workshops and fun activities within the Winona area, Summer Connections is designed to help our students:

  • get connected with TRIO and WSU
  • learn insider tips and tricks for college success
  • make new friends
  • build self-confidence

Space is limited, so apply today. To learn more about this opportunity or to RSVP, please visit our application or contact TRIO at or 507.457.5465.

TRIO Student Leaders Club

The TRIO Student Leaders Club is a way for you to develop leadership skills, meet interesting people and prepare for your future.

The TRIO Leaders Club sponsors social events and activities throughout the year where student leaders come together for food, fun and skills building. The meetings cover leadership topics like:

  • Leadership skills development
  • Build effective communication skills
  • Resume building
  • Social connections
  • Preparing for life beyond college
  • Community service projects

Find the latest meeting times on the TRIO Facebook and Instagram pages or talk to your TRIO advisor.