Upcoming events

Monday, 22 Sep

SSS-Health Sciences Self-Care Workshop
12:00 PM to 12:30 PM, September 22, 2014

Thursday, 25 Sep

11:00 AM to 02:00 PM, September 25, 2014

Tuesday, 30 Sep

SSS-Health Sciences Job Search Workshop
04:00 PM to 04:30 PM, September 30, 2014

Wednesday, 1 Oct

SSS-Health Sciences Identity Theft Workshop
12:15 PM to 12:45 PM, October 1, 2014

Student Support Services (SSS) Health Sciences

Upcoming Workshops!

Time Management 09/16/14 12:00pm-12:30pm West Campus, Bldg A, Room 105

Learn to prioritize your tasks and how to plan your day.


Budgeting   09/17/14 12:30pm-1:00pm West Campus, Bldg A, Room 105              

Learn to monitor your spending and how to setup and maintain a budget.

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