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KAEOPP/TASP Fall Conference; Lexington, KY; 2009          


posted Feb 20, 2021, 6:05 PM by Stephen Keene

Please join us ONLINE for the celebration of TRIO Programs and everything we do to support our participants! Please find the Agenda for the day attached below! Door Prizes will be given at the end of the Opening Session, at the Virtual College Fair, and at the Closing Celebration (YOU MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN!)! 
Sessions available for Pre-College, College, and TRIO Professionals. Please have your participants and staff REGISTER HERE: 

Spring Meeting 2021

posted Feb 19, 2021, 8:14 AM by Matthew Hyden   [ updated Feb 19, 2021, 8:14 AM ]

KY TRIO Programs is excited to announce Spring Meeting 2021!  It will be virtual once again.  We hope to see you there.

Please visit the Spring Meeting page today.  There you will find a link to:
  • Registration
  • Request for Proposals
  • Tentative Agenda
  • Fair Share Information
We can't wait to see you!  


posted Nov 6, 2020, 9:22 AM by Stephen Keene   [ updated Feb 25, 2021, 6:24 AM by Matthew Donovan ]

 KY TRIO is now offering training opportunities for TRIO professionals, support staff, and participants through a newly formed committee created by President Keene. The committee is chaired by Dr. Chris George and includes: Ms. Summer Bryant, Vice-President Matthew Donovan, and President Keene. Training is being offered to KY TRIO Membership and will begin in just a few weeks with our Five for Five Training (that's a 5-part workshop series being offered for $500.00 per program). This training is designed for professional staff, support staff, and includes the following topics:
1. History of TRIO (November 18, 2020) - Tracy Lyons will share how the TRIO movement began and where we are now and give some important insight into how we as TRIO staff are an important catalyst in this movement!
2. Mental Health-TRIO Self-Care  (December 9, 2020)- President Keene will share some of the latest trends and insights on Mental Health Wellness and Mindfulness on the national level. Exercises and activities included may be shared with your staff and participants as you continue to learn how to navigate your mental wellness during this pandemic.
3. Financial Aid-Deconstructing Award Letters (March 10, 2021) - Presenters TBA SOON! Learn how to assist your program participants as they figure out the many facets of Financial Aid Awards and what each aspect of an award means. This training will help you work with your participants and their parents as they work through the financial aid process.    
4. "Tech" You Out (April 14, 2021) - Ms. Summer Bryant and Mr. Matthew Donovan will take on sharing the latest trends and "how-to" use new technology. Need to learn how to create online applications and forms? Interested in creating online classrooms and learning tools? What are some of the current fun, quick, and easy technology tools that you can use with your participants as we navigate new ways to serve our participants?
5. Budget Like A Boss (May 12, 2021) - Dr. Chris George will share insights, common practices, and tips on how to manage your program's budget! What are some common pitfalls to avoid as you work with your university's accounting department as well as the Department of Education? What are some strategies to creating an effective and efficient budget? 

Registration is OPEN NOW and you can sign up here: Five for Five Registration

Virtual Fall Conference

posted Sep 2, 2020, 11:08 AM by Matthew Hyden   [ updated Sep 2, 2020, 11:08 AM ]

The 2020 Kennessee TRIO Conference is now completely online.  With this a few things have changed.  The KY TRIO Board voted to extend the Early Bird Rates for the entire registration period.  That means as a member you can register at any time for $225 and non-members can register at any time for $300.  Register today by  visiting the Conference webpage.

If you're not a member, you can join today for the low rate of $30.  Visit the Membership webpage today.  Rates go up to $40 on October 1st.

Become a 2020-2021 KY TRIO Member

posted Jul 31, 2020, 11:36 AM by Matthew Hyden   [ updated Jul 31, 2020, 11:37 AM ]

KY TRIO Membership for 2020-2021 is now open.  Please visit the KY TRIO Membership page to learn more about KY TRIO Membership today.  

Kennessee TRIO Conference

posted Jul 28, 2020, 6:55 AM by Matthew Hyden   [ updated Sep 2, 2020, 8:18 AM by Stephen Keene ]

The 2020 Kentucky & Tennessee TRIO Conference, now called the Kennessee TRIO Conference will be a VIRTUAL EVENT held October 26-28, 2020, with task force meetings and a pre-conference workshop being held October 22, 2020 and/or October 23, 2020.  Please visit the Conference Page for all the details, to register today, submit and RFP, and to volunteer for the conference!


posted May 11, 2020, 9:22 PM by Matthew Hyden   [ updated May 11, 2020, 9:22 PM ]


ADULT LEARNER SCHOLARSHIP                        Brianna Drew  BCTC SSS

PRE-COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP                            Natalie Kelley Madisonville CC ETS

SUSAN ADAMS LEADERSHIP AWARD                   Jazzlin Hamilton WKU SSS

DR. RICHARD "RICHIE" HUNLEY SCHOLARSHIP  Presley Boyer Morehead State Univ  UB


posted May 10, 2020, 7:26 PM by Matthew Hyden   [ updated May 11, 2020, 12:11 PM ]

Service Awards May Be Old School, But They Still Help With ...


5 Years of Service
Alexis Hutchinson Elizabethtown CTC SSS
Sherrie Chapman Morehead State University EOC
Joseph Browning University of Pikeville UB
Laura Castillo Eastern Kentucky University ETS
Ginger Carroll Hazard CTC SSS
Rosetta Patterson Hazard CTC SSS
Marissa Smith Bluegrass CTC SSS
Renee Tabor Hazard CTC SSS
Cameron Carr-Calvert Western Kentucky Univ UB
Erica LaMarche University of Louisville SSS

10 Years of Service
Stephanie Likins Somerset CC     UB
Holly Branscum     Berea College UBMS
Jennifer Brackett   Southeast Kentucky CTC UBMS
Dikiea Elery Bluegrass CTC ETS
Andrea Brin Eastern Kentucky University ETS

15 Years of Service
Amanda Lewis Morehead State University UB/MS
Matthew Hyden Morehead State University UB/MS
Rhonda Sloan Morehead State University EOC

20 Years of Service
Patty Hawkins Elizabethtown CTC SSS
Sharee St. Louis Smith Morehead State Univ EOC
Shellie Hallock Morehead State University SSS

25 Years of Service
Davy Stone Western Kentucky University VUB

2020 KY TRIO Scholarships

posted Feb 13, 2020, 1:49 PM by Matthew Hyden   [ updated Feb 13, 2020, 2:14 PM by Stephen Keene ]

KY TRIO Scholarship Season is officially open!  You can visit the Scholarship Web Page to see the award(s) for which that you may nominate your student(s).  These awards are the same as last year, and the deadline is March 27th, 2020 at 5:00 pm EST.  Awards will be announced on April 29th, 2020 at the KY TRIO State Meeting.

Please note that you must be a KY TRIO Member to nominate students for KY TRIO Scholarships.

The Scholarship Committee is looking for readers to serve on the committee.  If you have any questions about KY TRIO Scholarships or would like to volunteer as a reader, don’t hesitate to reach out to Member-At-Large (East) Megan Horne.

Spring Meeting 2020

posted Feb 2, 2020, 3:36 PM by Matthew Hyden   [ updated Apr 29, 2020, 11:32 AM ]

Spring Meeting 2020 is happening now.  It was originally scheduled to be hosted in Morehead, KY on April 28-29, 2020.  Because of closures with the Corona Virus, this event has been moved online.  Please, visit the Spring Meeting Registration page for more information.  This event will happen over a number of days from April 27 - May 7.

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