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Saturday Sessions

Grow your leadership skills, build community, and support your own personal development at our Saturday Sessions hosted on the Virginia Tech campus. These occur several times a semester. If you have questions or concerns, please email us.

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Trips and college tours

TRIO Programs offers the opportunity to tour a wide variety of colleges and universities in Virginia and beyond. Recent trips have included Charlotte, North Carolina  - where students attended the NCAA March Madness Tournament, University of North Carolina - Charlotte, and Carowinds Amusement Park - and Gainesville, Florida to attend a national TRIO conference at the University of Florida.

All trips are free to accepted applicants!

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Cultural experiences

Open your eyes to the world! TRIO Programs takes participants to places they may have never been before, such as a Broadway play, a symphony performance, a special meal, a ride on the New York City subway, national landmarks and museums, or other unique experiences.