Director, TRiO Student Support Services
Shiloh Penland graduated from Lake Chelan High School and immediately went on to attend Wenatchee Valley College, where she earned her AAS degree. She has worked for Washington State University Tri-Cities since 2007 in several differnet student services areas, including financial aid and scholarships. While working at WSU Tri-Cities she earned her BS in Psychology and English and continued on to complete her MA in Communication and Leadership Studies at Gonzaga University.
Retention Counselor/Advisor, TRiO Student Support Services
Keri Lobdell graduated from Park High in Livingston, Montana and received her AA from Columbia Basin College where she was a participant of the TRiO program. She earned her BA in Social Sciences from Washington State University with a focus on Psychology, Sociology and Anthropology. She then went on to earn her MS in Psychology with an emphasis in Sociology. She has worked for CBC and Washington State University Tri-Cities in the areas of student success, engagement and leadership development.
Program Assistant, TRiO Student Support Services
Maria Lopez graduated from Kiona Benton High School and received her AA from Portland Community College. She is a past participant in both CAMP and TRIO (Maria was part of the first TRIO cohort here at WSUTC). She earned her BA in Social Science from Washington State University with a main focus on Psychology, Women’s Studies and Anthropology. Prior to becoming TRIO’s Program Assistant, Maria worked with the Pasco School District as a bilingual para-educator.