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Student Support Services (SSS) Health Sciences



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 are:
  •   Low-income (based on taxable income).
  • First-generation, (neither parent graduated with a 4-year degree.

 

 

 

 

 

 

  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

Summer Office Hours:

Monday - Thursday:  7:30am - 5:00pm

Friday - 7:30am - 12:00pm

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