KY TRiO Day 2017 will be Saturday, February 25th, 2017 at Murray State University with preliminary Upward Bound

Scholars Bowl Competition Rounds beginning, Friday, February 24th, 2017.  This year’s theme will be Super Heroes, so bring your costumes! Also, any and all TRIO Programs arriving to Murray, KY on Friday Evening are invited to a Superhero Party which will be hosted by the Murray State University TRIO Programs. Pizza, Drinks, DJ, Games, and more will be provided! What a great opportunity for students to meet other TRIO Participants from around the state!

Make plans to attend today!  There will be Student Initiative Competitions in addition to sessions for students not competing.  If your students have never competed in one of our competitions, you can find more information about them here.

Tentative Agenda is available at the bottom of this page.

Click here to register your group to attend TRIO Day 2017!

All students and staff attending need to register above. Students competing in one of the Student Initiative Competitions must also be registered for that competition on their respective page below.

The events for the day are as follows:

  • Workshops and tours for Students (TBA)
    • Three choices are available for those not competing in the academic competitions.
      • Attend four workshops throughout the day, no campus walking tour (space is limited).
      • Campus walking tour in the morning, attend two workshops in the afternoon.
      • Campus walking tour in the afternoon, attend two workshops in the morning.
  • Awards Program & TRIO Rally

Saturday Dining Options

Lunch will be from 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Lunch will cost $6.50 per person and is all you can eat with lots of food choice options.

There are three easy ways to pay:

1) Pay for the whole school group with a credit card*

2) Pay for the whole school group with a check

3) Each student bring $6.50 cash


*Groups are asked to bring their current school tax exempt form if paying with a credit card.

Please contact Sam Doran at 270 809-4600 for further information.


Hotel Accommodations

Holiday Inn Express

25 Rooms - 2 Queen Deluxe - $110

10 Rooms - 2 Queen Studio Suite - $115

Block name is - Tri

1504 North 12th Street

Murray, KY 42071


Block ends - February 15, 2017

Hampton Inn & Suites

20 Rooms - 2 Queen Beds - $109

4 Rooms - 1 King - $109

Block name is - KTD

1415 Lowes Drive 

Murray, KY 42071


Block ends-February 10, 2017

Campus Map & Parking

Campus Map is available at the bottom of this page.  Parking Event Pass also available at the bottom of this page, make sure to return top portion of form to:

MSU Department of Public Safety

Attn:  Francie Ray

1511 Chestnut Street

Murray, KY  42071 OR

Scan and email to:


Registration will be online.  Any program bringing staff or students will need to register for TRIO Day - do so by clicking here.  Any program competing in one of the student initiative competitions will need to register separately for the competition.  Registration for each competition will be found on the competition's page listed above.

All registrations must be complete by February 15th at 4:30pm CST.


Contact:      Stephen D. Keene – KY TRiO Day Co-Chair

                   253 Blackburn Science Building

                   Murray, KY 42071270-809-3368


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