TRiO Scholars

TRiO Scholars is a student-led organization supported by Student Support Services and the NIU Student Association. TRiO focuses on academic excellence, leadership, and opportunities to socialize.

Watch for fall events listing to be added in late summer.



TRiO Scholars Officers

  • Jamie Smothers, President
  • Caleb Washington, Vice President
  • Llyondra Cooper, Co-Vice President
  • Jarrel Sylvers, Treasurer
  • Carolyn Prucha, Secretary
  • Lamar Lipscomb, Historian
  • Ashif, Public Relations
  • Ashanti Sanders, Co-Historian, Co-Public Relations


For more information contact Jamie Smothers or Jerry Wright, Faculty Advisor or 815 753-1142.