TRIO Day 2019 Call for Proposals


Call for Proposals

Deadline January 28, 2019

TRIO New Mexico welcomes you to submit a proposal to present at TRIO Day to be held at the Santa Fe Community College (Jemez Room) on February 22nd, 2019. There will be 2 sessions which will both be presented at 10:00am.

1 - Student Leadership Workshop (Attending Students)
2 - Professional Development Workshop (TRIO Staff)

Topics being requested, but are not limited to:

Student Leadership Workshop:
1. Communication Skills
2. Test Anxiety / Stress Management
3. Time Management

TRIO Staff Professional Development Workshop:
1. How to retain students in the TRIO program
2. Student Disabilities / Mental Health Issues
3. Technology Resources for Learning

Please submit a proposal for the session you desire. The priority deadline for proposal submission is January 28, 2019. An email detailing the final status of proposal selections will be sent February 1, 2019.

Whether you are a member or not, please consider submitting a proposal to present by visiting 

Any questions can be forwarded to:

Professional Development Chair – Bernadine Booky @

TRIO NM Achiever Nomination

Hello TRIO NM!

Just a friendly reminder to submit a nomination of an outstanding alum from your program who has made great accomplishments in their field, given back to the TRIO community and to their greater community.

Submissions will be accepted through Feb 1, 2019, just follow this link:


Jennifer Payne, on behalf of the TRIO Achiever Committee

TRIO New Mexico Pre-Collegiate 

Scholarship Winners

This year, TRIO New Mexico had a great pool of applicants for the pre-collegiate scholarship competitions. The applications were tailored to meet the needs of our diverse student populations, and our non-traditional students were just as competitive as our high school students.  There were 9 applicants for the EOC & VUB  competition and 11 applicants for ETS & UB competition.  The scholarship committee worked diligently to get the scholarships read and scored.  

The scholarship committee is happy to announce that they awarded 3 scholarship to students from the EOC & VUB competition and 3 scholarships to students from the ETS & UB competition.

Congratulations to the following applicants: 

1. Berenise Rivera, NMT UBMS (100%)  - $350 Javier Alcantar Scholarship

2. David Amendariz, UNM UB (93.1%) - $250 TRIO NM Scholarship

3. Eric Olaguir, UNM UB (87.5%) -$250 TRIO NM Scholarship

4. Haley Whitaker, UNM EOC (82.5%) - $250 TRIO NM Scholarship

5. DeAngelo Montoya, UNM EOC (80.6%) -$250 TRIO NM Scholarship

6. Anthony Perez, UNM EOC (77.4%) -  $185 TRIO NM Scholarship

Thank you for your support

TRIO New Mexico would like to thank the following sponsors for helping us provide additional scholarship for the 2018 competition.

We would also like to thank the TRIO New Mexico members who supported the scholarship committee and purchased t-shirts. 

Thanks to all of the money raised we were able to increase the number of scholarships from 5 to 6 for Pre-collegiate and from 5 to 9 for collegiate.

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