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College Success Coaches

About the Program…

 

The College Success Program began at PHCC in the fall of 2012.  College Success Coaches were hired and delegated the responsibility of ensuring students achieve success in their academics.

The Student Success Coach, a position reporting to the Director of Student Success Center, is responsible for providing assistance to college students who have been identified as at-risk or underserved. Success Coaches serve as a direct point of contact for students.  Coaches establish and track students, then connect them with the recommended resources needed to be successful.

Students enrolled the program can communicate and learn about services through a number of effective ways such as face-to-face meetings, e-mail, or phone.

 

What Do They Offer?

 

A few of the services that students who participate in the College Success Program are eligible to receive are listed below:

·         Scholarship application assistance

·         Financial Aid (FAFSA) assistance

·         Referrals to tutoring services and other support services

·         Networking, social, and community activities

·         Career and Professional development

 

What’s the Criteria?

 

Students that meet the following criteria are eligible to receive the services of the College Success Program:

·         First generation college student (Students whose parents don’t have a Bachelor’s Degree)

·         Minority students

·         Pell Grant recipients

·         Fewer than 14 college credit hours completed

 

It’s simple to participate and entirely voluntary! All you need to do is contact one of the College Success Coaches as soon as possible to confirm your invitation to join.


Where are they located?

College Success Coaches are located on the first floor of the LRC, Rm. 107 and Rm. 111.

Contact Matthew Ratliff at (276) 656-5470 or by email at .

Contact Seberina Tatum at (276) 656-5471 or by email at .