Jordan has worked in numerous capacities for the program since 2008. For any logistical or programmatic question, Jordan is the person to call. She is the go-to person for questions about the application process, registration instructions, degree requirements, transfer credit, campus services, program schedule and design, graduation process, etc.
Jordan's service to the university includes past terms on the Corporate Relations Committee, Workplace Wellness Committee, and Employee Grievance Board. She currently serves as an AVID for Higher Education mentor and is a chair member of the university's Citizenship Education Board.
Jordan graduated from the MLAS Program in 2011. Her areas of interdisciplinary focus were creative writing, women's memoir, and documentary studies. Her thesis, 'Quare' Fiction: Symbiosis in Lucy Furman’s Settlement School Novels, earned the Margaret J. Downes Award for Excellence in a Capstone Project. She is currently pursuing a doctorate in Higher Education through NC State University and teaching part-time for the Great Smokies Writing Program.