Student Support Services Staff


Nadine Petty

Nadine Petty received her Bachelor of Arts in English and her Master of Arts in Teaching Secondary English Education from the University of Rochester.  She has worked as a middle school special education teacher, a high school English teacher, and an adjunct English instructor. Nadine began her career with TRIO in 2005 as an Academic Specialist for Student Support Services at Southwestern Illinois College. Although she has professional experience on the middle school, high school, and college levels, she feels most at home working in higher education and is pursuing a Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration at the University of Louisville.





Jeremy Johnson
Program Coordinator

Johnson is the Program Coordinator for the TRIO Student Support Services program. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Arts from Kentucky Wesleyan College in 2007, and recently received his Masters of Education from the College Student Personnel program here at the University of Louisville. Before joining the SSS staff, Jeremy was a graduate assistant in the Student Activities Office where he worked with recognized student organizations and Greek life.





Keeley Copridge
Student Development Specialist

Keeley Copridge received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Louisville and is currently pursuing her Master of Science in Social Work at U of L’s Kent School of Social Work. Before accepting her position with TRIO Student Support Services, she worked as an admissions counselor at the U of L. Keeley is excited about her position in TRIO and thoroughly enjoys assisting students in the program.




brenda powell

Brenda Powell
Administrative Assistant

Brenda Powell is the Administrative Assistant for TRIO Student Support Services.  She has many years of experience in an administrative atmosphere in the private sector and with the local public school district.  She is currently pursuing her Bachelor of Fine Art in Studio Arts at the University of Louisville.  She enjoys working with college students and assisting them in pursuing their goals.




Office Email: trio (@)

TRIO Student Support ServiceS

Davidson Hall - Room 106

University of Louisville

Louisville, Kentucky 40292

Office Hours

M-T 8:30am to 6:00 pm

F 8:30am to 5:00pm


tel (502) 852-1406

fax (502) 852-6591

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