Upcoming events

Saturday, 30 Aug

Weekend Classes Begin
All day eventAugust 30

Monday, 1 Sep

Labor Day Holiday (College closed)
All day eventSeptember 1

Tuesday, 2 Sep

Club Fair
08:30 AM to 12:30 PM, September 2, 2014
SSS-Health Note Taking Workshop
04:00 PM to 04:30 PM, September 2, 2014

Wednesday, 3 Sep

Club Fair
08:30 AM to 12:30 PM, September 3, 2014
SSS-Health Stress Relief Workshop
12:00 PM to 12:30 PM, September 3, 2014

Saturday, 6 Sep

Blue October’s Justin Furstenfeld
08:00 PM to 10:00 PM, September 6, 2014

Monday, 8 Sep

SSS-Health Sciences Financial Goals Workshop
04:30 PM to 05:00 PM, September 8, 2014

Student Support Services (SSS) Health Sciences

For Current SSS-HS Participants

Note Taking Workshop Next Tuesday!
9/02/14 at 4:00pm - 4:30pm

West Campus, Bldg A, Room 105   

Learn note taking strategies for success!

The mission of the TRiO - Student Support Services at Amarillo College is to increase the retention and graduation rates of low-income, first generation college students and students with disabilities who are pursuing their education in the Health Sciences. Participants can use the following TRiO provided services: academic advising, academic tutoring, financial assistance, financial literacy counseling, and transfer assistance.

Amarillo College’s Student Support Services (SSS) Health Sciences Program is funded by agrant from the US Department of Education. The program is designed to improve retention and degree completion of health sciences students who:
  • Meet income guidelines (based on taxable income).
  • First-generation, (neither parent graduated with a 4-year degree.
  • Disabled (registered with AC disAbility Services).


  120 students who meet the criteria and are selected will be offered additional services through the SSS Health Sciences Program.   (Please note:  no scholarships or financial aid are available to students.  The program provides services and tutoring but no direct money to students.)

  •       Tutoring (with professional tutors, both individualized and group sessions) 

  •       More individualized and intensive academic advising/career counseling

  •       Mentoring

  •       Study sessions

  •       Learning communities (in-person or virtual groups of students)

  •       Financial literacy training

  •      Training in study skills

  •      Graduation/transfer training and activities

  •       Free printing

  •       Free use of private study rooms


Office Hours:

Monday - Thursday:  7:30 - 5:00pm

With suggestions or questions, please contact:

Jeannie George, Program Director 
jgeorge@actx.edu, 806-354-6086, 205B Building A, West Campus

Georgianna Newburg, Data Management Specialist
gnewburg@actx.edu, 806-467-3018, 204A Building A, West Campus

Sayra Maldonado, Associate Advisor
smaldonado@actx.edu, 806-467-3106, 205C Building A, West Campus

FAX: 806.356.3623