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TRIO Student Support Services

About us

Achieve Your Dream

TRIO is our nation’s commitment to the dream of education for all Americans regardless of race, ethnic background, or economic circumstance. A federally funded college-opportunity program, TRIO motivates and supports students in their pursuit of a college degree. Our programs provide mentoring, motivation, encouragement, counseling, financial guidance, tutoring, and other supports necessary for educational access and retention.

Earning a college degree is difficult. Becoming a TRIO student can make a difference in getting to graduation.

TRIO is federally funded by the US Department of Education and serves 140 Purdue Fort Wayne students annually. There is no fee to be a part of TRIO.

Shubitha Kever
Associate Diversity Officer and Director of TRIO Programs
Kettler Hall, Room G23A
Bryant Williams
Academic Specialist
Kettler Hall, Room G25D
Cindy Firestine
Administrative Assistant
Kettler Hall, Room G23
Shaketah Ledford
Graphic Designer
Walb Union, Room 118C