Trident University International Adds Education Support for Students at Fort Irwin

Karen Diaz, Trident University International

“A good education is powerful, both inside and outside of the military. This role gives me the opportunity to give back to the military community by working with Trident students at Fort Irwin as they work towards graduation.” – Karen Diaz

As part of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed with Headquarters, United States Army Garrison, Fort Irwin in September 2016 Trident University International (Trident) would like to announce the addition of Karen Diaz as Outreach Education Specialist. This is the University’s first ever arrangement of this kind.

Based at Fort Irwin, Diaz is in charge of coordinating supplemental instruction and educational resources offered on post. This MOU applies to Fort Irwin military service members, Department of Defense civilian employees, military retirees, and their immediate families who are Trident students.

Education resources offered include regularly scheduled writing labs, available to anyone on post, and supplemental instruction for students in the Master of Science in Leadership program. While all standard classroom instruction remains online, Diaz’s presence on post will help support Trident students currently at Fort Irwin.

As a community showcase, Trident will be hosting an open house at Fort Irwin in August.

“Karen Diaz will be a strong advocate for our students at Fort Irwin. Not only does she understand their experiences, she knows how important a good education is to one’s career,” said Esmeralda Silva, Trident’s Vice President, Outreach and Strategic Alliances.

A military spouse, Diaz is an active member of the Fort Irwin community and is an enthusiastic supporter of service members and their families. She is a member…

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