August 10, 2018 – Cypress, CA – Trident University International’s (Trident) Outreach and Partnerships team has added Jovanka Jaime Franco as Regional Manager for Strategic Military and Community Relations. Jovanka is responsible for military outreach initiatives occurring in the Northeast part of the United States.
Jovanka served for nine years on active duty with the U.S. Marines and is currently a Marine Reservist in Columbia, MD. Roles she has held include Staff Non-Commissioned Officer in charge of the Senate Liaison Office in Washington, DC, Staff Non-Commissioned Officer in charge of the Combat Logistics Regiment 1 at Camp Pendleton in California, and a travel administrator at Marine Corps Base Hawaii.
Jovanka holds a bachelors degree in Psychology from the University of Arizona and an associates degree from Chaminade University in Honolulu, HI. She earned both degrees while serving on active duty.
“There is no better way to achieve your goals than through education,” said Jovanka Jaime Franco. “All service members should take advantage of the benefits available to them.”
In her spare time, Jovanka enjoys traveling, being outdoors, and spending time with her family.
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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 bachelors, masters, and doctoral degree programs and certificates, led by a qualified faculty team, over 80% of whom have doctoral degrees. Trident is regionally accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) and has over 32,000 alumni, including more than 27,000 with a military affiliation. The University has received multiple acknowledgements from Military Times, Victory Media’s Military Friendly Schools, and Military Advanced Education & Transition for their dedication to military-affiliated students. Visit www.trident.edu, Trident’s Facebook page, or call at to learn more about Trident’s wide range of educational options.