Director, TRiO Academic Services
Loretta Nickel, Director of TRiO Academic Services (SSS), earned a master's degree in education from the University of Idaho and a bachelor’s degree in business from Lewis-Clark State College. Prior to returning to direct the TRiO program at LCSC, she was the Director of TRiO/SSS at Big Bend Community College from1997 to 2006. She is a trained Peer Monitor for the NAEOP region. Her areas of expertise include TRiO regulations, academic advising, reading strategies, student assessment, and curriculum management. She has worked in TRiO/SSS programs for 24 years, the last 16 as a Director.