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Experienced Education Professional Named Senior Director of Trident University's Center for Student Success


Experienced Education Professional Named Senior Director of Trident University's Center for Student Success

With over 20 years of education industry experience, Rebecca Jones, Trident's new Senior Director of the Center for Student Success, has a proven track of record of helping students achieve their academic goals.

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CYPRESS, Calif., Aug. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Trident University International (Trident) has named Rebecca Jones Senior Director of the University's Center for Student Success (CSS).

As Senior Director, Jones will be instrumental in directing the University's CSS. The Center supports students in achieving their educational goals by:

  •     Ensuring a smooth transition for new students into the university community
  •     Providing support with course and system navigation
  •     Assisting with selection and sequencing of courses
  •     Explaining program requirements and changes
  •     Answering general questions about the newly-redesigned Trident Learning Community (TLC), programs, and courses
  •     Providing supplemental support to all students with academic difficulty
  •     Partnering with faculty and students with disabilities or other extenuating circumstances and devise plans to help meet their academic goals

"With a proven track record in leading academic advising teams across multiple locations and implementing proven student success strategies that consistently result in outstanding outcomes, Rebecca is the ideal leader for the Center for Student Success," said Eric Rajasalu, Chief Operating Officer of Trident.

During her time at Trident, Rebecca led the re-engineering of new student onboarding, including co-developing and managing the new student orientation program, and has served as a co-presenter of the University's successful "First Day of Class" webinar series. She has also served as a faculty member and student success advisor and manager.

Prior to joining Trident, Jones served as Vice President of Competency-based Programs for Argosy University, and had launched her own consulting firm. She previously held other leadership roles, specializing in advising and student success.

Jones holds a Master's of Science in Management and Leadership from Western Governors University and a Bachelor's of Arts in Liberal Arts from Carlow University in Pittsburgh.

About Trident University
Founded in 1998, Trident University International (Trident) is a leading online postsecondary university serving adult learners. Trident uses the EdActive™ learning approach, which employs case-based learning in an online setting to teach real-world relevant critical thinking skills to enhance the lives and careers of students. Trident offers high-quality associate's, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degree programs and certificates, led by a qualified faculty team, over 80% of whom have doctoral degrees. The 100% online Trident is regionally accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) and has over 30,000 alumni, including more than 22,000 with a military affiliation. The University has received multiple acknowledgements from Military Times and Military Advanced Education & Transition for their dedication to military-affiliated students. Visit, Trident's Facebook page, or call at (855) 290-0290 to learn more about Trident's wide range of educational options.


SOURCE Trident University

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