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Jordan Smith, Assistant Director

Photo of Jordan Smith-Porter Assistant DirectorMaster of Science in Student Affairs and Higher Education

Byah College of Education
Indiana State University

Bachelor of Arts in Government and Political Affairs

College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Millersville University of Pennsylvania

Jordan serves as an Assistant Director in the Center for Student Engagement.  In his current role, he works with student organizations, the Campus Events Board, and Homecoming.  He also oversees the Co-Curricular Transcript for the campus.  Professionally, Jordan is interested in managing controversial events, supporting student activism, LGBTQ+ inclusion on campus, and student retention as a result of experiential learning.

Jordan is originally from central Pennsylvania, his undergraduate involvement in Student Government and as an Orientation Leader motivated him to pursue a career in higher education and student affairs.

During his free time, Jordan enjoys spending time with his partner and dog – Boots, explore all that Knoxville has to offer and read.  Jordan actively volunteers with the Knoxville Community as a Mentor in the Mentor 2.0 program sponsored by Big Brothers Big Sisters of East TN.