TRIO Staff Members
Title: TRIO Director
Phone Number: 320.308.5070
William Tuoy-Giel serves as a TRIO Student Support Services Director at St. Cloud Technical and Community College. He earned a master’s degree in Educational Leadership with emphases in Community College and Higher Education from Northern Arizona University and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with a minor in Family and Human Development Studies from Arizona State University.
Mr. Tuoy-Giel is an alumni and full beneficiary of the National TRIO Student Support Services Program. Prior to joining St. Cloud Technical and Community College, William served in several academic and student affairs positions at Maricopa Community Colleges system. He also served as a Marketing Research Assistant with Snell and Wilmer, LLC, and worked in security, retails and hospitality industries in Phoenix Metropolitan areas.
Currently, he manages the TRIO Student Support Services ‘day-to-day operation of the office. He also serves and advocates for its students to succeed. During his free time, he volunteers at local community-based organizations and enjoys spending time with his family in various outdoor activities such as hiking, baseball, and exercising.
Title: TRIO Academic Advisor
Phone Number: 320.308.0977
Tomy Nacanabo-Cassalom serves as a TRIO Academic Advisor in the TRIO Resource Center. She had served as an Academic Advisor with the Advising Center, a Registration and Transfer Assistant and as a Cultural Navigator at St. Cloud Technical & Community College. Tomy also worked as a Patient Access Assistant at St Cloud Hospital – CentraCare Health System. She earned five different degrees from St Cloud Technical & Community College, a Bachelor of Science and a Master degree from Southwest Minnesota State University and is preparing her PhD with MSU-Moorhead. Tomy obtained an Immigration Law Certificate from Washington Technical Institute. She has been with the college since 2012. Her favorite part of being an advisor is being able to assist students, and connect them with the various campus resources that will benefit them and guide them through their educational goals until graduation.
Title: TRIO Academic Advisor
Phone Number: 320.308.5221
Kaitlyn Hoffman serves as a Trio Academic Advisor in the TRIO Resource Center. She is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor. She earned her master’s degree in Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling from St. Cloud State University and a Bachelor of Electives with a major in Community Psychology and a minor in Psychology from St. Cloud State University. Kaitlyn previously worked as a Disability-Accommodations Specialist for a vendor that partners with state Vocational Rehabilitation Services, commonly known as Career Force. Her favorite part of working with students is helping them find the career path they are passionate about and giving them the tools to help them be successful.
Student Peer Tutors/Mentors & Office Assistants
Northway Building Room 1-131A