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TRIO Events

CAREER SERIES: CareerBeam & What To Do With Your Major
Thursday, January 9, 7:00-8:00 p.m.
Wilson House
Can't decide on a major or don't know what to do with the one you have? Let us help you!  Must complete the "Quick Profile" by January 8.

FAFSA Assistance with Rosie 
January 14-16, by appointment 
TRIO Office
Sign up for a 30-minute appointment to start your renewal FAFSA with estimated values. Bring your FAFSA PINS! FAFSA due February 1.

Living Off Campus 
Monday, January 20, 8:00 p.m.
Wilson House
Trying to save money by living off campus? Learn about the options and the application process. Off-campus applications due Friday, January 24!

TRIO FitClub
Monday, January 20 - Friday, March 7
Fitness Center
Shake off the winter blues and get in shape for spring. Each time you sign in at the Fitness Center your name is entered for prize drawings.

Academic Wellness: Own Your Own Term
Wednesday, January 22, 7:00 p.m.
Wilson House
Take a look at the motivational factors and academic skills that can impact not only winter term but your entire Knox education and beyond.

Writing Long-ER Papers
Monday, January 27, 7:00 p.m.
Wilson House
The first encounter with a longer (10 pages-plus) college paper can be intimidating. Learn practical approaches to tackling them with confidence.

Telling Your Story & Cover Letters (Emerging Leaders Core Event)
Tuesday, January 28, 7:00 p.m.
Wilson House
Make a good first impression! Learn how to effectively communicate your personal strengths and experiences in interviews and cover letters.

CAREER SERIES: Social Work & Counseling
Thursday, February 6, 6:00 p.m.
Wilson House
Learn more about career opportunities and educational preparation in counseling and social service. Pizza provided. Must RSVP by February 5.

Personal Statements
Monday, February 10, 7:00 p.m.
Wilson House
Learn how to make your grad/professional school, internship, and scholarship applications stand out from the crowd.

Knox TRIO Day
Friday, February 21, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
TRIO Office
Help celebrate National TRIO Day! Swing by the TRIO Office in your favorite TRIO shirt for a picture and share why you LOVE TRIO!

CAREER SERIES: Business & Finance
Tuesday, February 25, 4:00 p.m.
Wilson House
PNC Bank representatives will discuss the academic preparation for opportunities within the field of finance. Cocoa and cookies will be served.

TRIO Day of Service: Community Kitchen
Thursday, February 27, 5:00-6:30 p.m. / 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Central Congregational Church
Show some love to the local community in honor of National TRIO Day and volunteer to serve a meal at the Knox Prairie Community Kitchen with TRIO. Two shifts available: 5:00-6:30 p.m. and/or 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Coffee Talk with Emily Anderson
Wednesday, March 5, 7:00 p.m.
Associate Professor of English Emily Anderson will share her journey in academia as a TRIO-eligible student. One medium beverage provided.

FAFSA Data Retrieval with Rosie
March 5-6, by appointment
TRIO Office
Sign up for a 30-minute appointment to make corrections to your FAFSA with 2013 tax information. Bring your FAFSA PINs and completed 1040s!

Reading Day Lunch
Wednesday, March 12, 12:00-2:00 p.m.
Wilson House

 TRIO Events

"I have enjoyed the events I attended and am definitely thankful for all the great resources the TRIO program has to offer."


"Attending the workshops was a great way to hear other peoples' perspectives. The field trips were a blast because I got the opportunity to bond with other students."