Assistant Director, TRIO Student Support Services
University of North Dakota TRIO Programs
Joan Jorde is the Assistant Director for the University of North Dakota TRIO Student Support Services Program. Student Support Services (SSS) assists eligible students with the transition from high school or other stages of life to college, and supports students as they make the adjustment to university level academic expectations. The program provides academic and personal support to help students develop strategies to navigate the university system, stay in school, accomplish their educational goals, and graduate. Joan has worked for UND TRIO programs for 36 years.