Meet TRIO SSS Specialists


Staff members in the Office of Supportive Services are dedicated to student success.  They are knowledgeable of the obstacles that await students and are equipped with the necessary tools to assist them.  Each staff member plays a critical role in the operation of Supportive Services and the success of each student’s education. 


Ira J. Washington, Ph.D. – Analytics


Pa Nhia Vang – Administrative Assistant


Felicia McAllister – Academic Specialist


San Lamar – Academic Resource Coordinator


Matthew Stone – Professional Aide


Marisa Elzy – Professional Aide



As a TRIO student, it’s required that you have a minimum of 3 appointments each semester, most TRIO students voluntarily have more!  TRIO Specialists are here for more than just academic help; they are here to help you adjust to college life. They are also here to support you on an individual level, while incorporating cultural enrichment and professional development into your college transition.