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Student Recruitment

The Student Recruitment team is a valuable Trident Technical College resource.

Upcoming Events


Learn about the college and how to become a Trident Tech student at a Virtual Open House


Please Note: All of Trident Technical College’s campuses are open to the public. Remote access to services continues. For mask policy, click here

Make your career day, college night and other events even better with our professional and informative presentations. The experts at Trident Technical College are ready to talk to you about financial aid, applying to college, career opportunities, saving money on tuition with the S.C. Education Lottery and LIFE Scholarship, counseling and disability services and more.

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Student Ambassadors

The TTC Student Ambassadors is an elite group of current students who assist the TTC Recruiting office at recruiting and other events. The Student Ambassadors share their personal perspectives on student life on campus, academics and all aspects of the TTC experience.

Contact us to see if we will be at your local high school soon.

Learn more about our Student Ambassadors

How we can help you

Represent the college in the community

  • Classroom presentations and visits at high schools and GED programs
  • Tri-county community, military and business events
  • Campus tours (individual and group)

Our Recruiting Team will

  • Help you through the application process.
  • Answer questions about our degree and certificate programs and help you determine what's best for you.
  • Connect you with additional resources for testing, advising, financial aid and more!

Hear From Our Student Ambassadors

 Student Ambassadors share why they chose Trident Technical College, what they like best about the college and what they think about their instructors.

Student Ambassadors for the 2020-2021 academic year describe Trident Technical College in one word.

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Our Staff

Promoting Positive Community and Economic Growth in the Tricounty Community


Kathleen Roukous

Director of Recruiting

Kathleen moved to Charleston from Newport, R.I. She studied Education at the University of Rhode Island and proceeded to work in the non-profit environment assuring clients success in the community. Passionate about the water and looking for a change, the move south was a natural fit.



Mark Yearty

High School Recruiter

Mark received his bachelor’s degree at Charleston Southern University and his master’s degree at The Citadel. He enjoys his family and his church, has a love for all animals, and his favorite team is the Carolina Panthers. Mark is happy to help potential college students with the journey toward their degrees.



Ruben Berry

Community Outreach Coordinator

Ruben coordinates the College First Retention program. He can assist you with admission, financial aid, registration and programs offered at TTC.



Allan Barboza

High School Recruiter

Allan is a native of Costa Rica and a graduate of Trident Technical College and Southern Illinois University. After working in TTC’s Registrar’s office for four years, he was hired by Student Services as a Recruiter. He loves going out into the schools and into the community, meeting potential students, and sharing his knowledge about TTC.



Jean Brooks

Workforce Military Recruiter

Jean is an Army veteran with an AA Degree in Office Systems Technology from TTC. She received her Bachelor of Science Workforce Education and Development from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale.


Rene Gutierrez

Rene Gutierrez

Information Specialist

Rene is the Information Specialist for the Call Center at TTC. After serving eight years in the United States Navy, he attended Saint Leo University where he earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Criminal Justice and a minor in Psychology. He enjoys his family, the outdoors and watching sports. Rene has worked in higher education for over five years and enjoys assisting students achieve their educational goals.




Jasmine Salley

Administrative Assistant

Jasmine is a Charleston native and a TTC graduate. After completing the Human Services program here at TTC she decided to further her education at Saint Leo University majoring in Psychology: Clinical Counseling. She knows this is the perfect fit because she enjoys helping others achieve their goals and assisting them in any way to reach them. She is very passionate about mental health and is always seeking both medical and holistic ways to improve it.