August 13, 2018
COE is proud to announce that the state of Illinois is the winner of the 2018 TRIO Alumni Competition. Illinois TRIO was able to increase their alumni membership on (http://www.trioalumni.org/) by more than 50% percent. The prize is a two night stay at the 37th Annual COE Conference Hotel, in New York City! Recently Illinois TRIO hosted a TRIO alumni networking event at the Lagunitas Brewing Company in Chicago Illinois. Chicago-area TRIO programs are also in preparation to host the 5th Annual TRIO Alumni Reception on October 19, 2018 at the University of Chicago Campus. COE congratulates the Illnois TRIO in their effort to continue to engage TRIO alumni.