Since 1965, more than two million students have earned a college degree through the support of TRIO programs nationwide.

The original TRIO program in the UW Colleges began at UW-Waukesha in the late 1970s. The program now includes UW-Rock County and UW-Marathon County.

At UW-Rock County, TRIO has been empowering students since 1980, and many have gone on to earn their four-year degree at schools around the state and nation. The success of these students can be seen on the TRIO Wall that hangs in TRIO/Learning Support Center Office in Andrews 02. This display lists students' names, their graduating institution and their degree and the date of its completion. Names are regularly added to the TRIO Wall as students share their success stories.