TRIO Student Support Services

TRIO Student Support Services - Meet the Staff

Male headshot Kenneth J. Brown, M.Ed.

 Carlson Library 0300
 Mail Stop 523
 Phone: 419.530.3848

 Kenny Brown is the Director of Student Support Services and is passionate about working with first-generation students.   Kenny, a first-generation graduate, earned his Bachelor's degree in Communication, from the University of Toledo. Kenny's notable previous professionals areas are in Residence Life, Student Conduct and TRIO like programs at the University of Toledo, Mercy College of Ohio, and Notre Dame College. Kenny is an active member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated. Kenny believes that it takes a village to raise a child. He strives to be a part of students’ lifelong “village” that provide them the support needed to have holistic personal growth experiences that will result in graduation and post-graduate success. Kenny is a diehard Cleveland sports fan, loves spending time with loved ones, and learning new things from anyone that he meets.

Bachelor of Arts: Communication, University of Toledo
Master of Education: Educational Theory and Social Foundations, University of Toledo


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Carlson Library 0300
Mail Stop 523
Phone: 419.530.3850

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John FedorJohn Fedor, M.Ed.
Retention Specialist

Carlson Library 0300
Mail Stop 523
Phone: 419.530.3617

John Fedor is the Retention Specialist for the University of Toledo’s TRIO Student Support Services Program. He counsels students on academic and personal matters, provides tutoring, conducts academic skills workshops, and teaches Career, College Study Strategies, and Critical Thinking courses. Prior to coming to UT, Mr. Fedor was a motivational speaker for International Telephone and Telegraph. In that position, he annually spoke to over 10,000 high school juniors and seniors about post-secondary educational options, job search skills, and career selection. John received his bachelor’s degree in history from Truman State University and his master's degree in educational technology from the University of Toledo. He is a certified high school social studies teacher and enjoys motorcycling and competing in triathlons. John joined the UToledo staff in February 2002.

Bachelor of Science: History, Truman State University
Master in Education: Educational Technology, University of Toledo

TRIO Student Support Services reports to the Director of Academic Support Services under the direction of the Associate Vice Provost for Student Success in the Provost Office.


Last Updated: 8/12/22