Aida Martinez-Freeman has joined the Office of TRIO Programs as assistant director and Student Support Services project director. Martinez-Freeman earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Michigan State University, East Lansing; a Master of Science in college student affairs administration from Indiana University, Bloomington; and is a doctoral student in occupational and adult education at NDSU. She previously was employed as the international student adviser and assistant director in the Office of Intercultural Affairs at Concordia College.
Martinez-Freeman’s primary responsibilities are to administer the Student Support Services Project to provide eligible individuals with services supported by the U.S. Department of Education. The Student Support Services Project provides academic assistance to undergraduate students in the areas of study, computer and reading skills. Tutoring and classes in fundamentals are offered at no charge to students who meet the Department of Education requirements.