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SSS - Health Sciences

 

Welcome SSS-HS participants and prospective participants

 

Student Support Services Health Sciences (SSS HS) is a grant program funded by the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) that supports up to 140 AC students enrolled in either an Allied Health or Nursing program, in an academically enriching and supportive environment.

Student Support Services is a DOE TRiO program designed 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 aid assistance, financial literacy counseling, and transfer assistance.

 

 

Program Requirements

 

Federal grant guidelines allow selected students to receive support from SSS HS for up to four years to:

  • •            Obtain a certificate or associate degree
  • •            Obtain an associate degree and transfer to a four-year university

 

Eligibility

  1.            Meet income guidelines (based on taxable income)
  2.            First-generation (neither parent graduated with a 4-year degree)
  3.            Disabled (registered with AC disAbility Services)
 

How to Apply

If you are interested in becoming a participant in our program, please visit us at West Campus Bldg A, Suite 204 and complete an application, or submit an application online.

Eligibility will be verified by staff and you will be contacted as to the status of your application.  When SSS HS has reached maximum capacity, new applications will be placed on a waitlist and applicants will be considered next academic year

 

 

 
Academic Resources
 

Academic Tutoring

Advice and Assistance with postsecondary course selection

Financial Literacy

Information about Federal aid and assistance completing financial aid applications

Assistance applying for admission to, and obtaining financial assistance for enrollment at a four year institution

Tutoring

 

Advice and Assistance with postsecondary course selection

Financial Literacy

Information about Federal aid and assistance completing financial aid applications

Assistance applying for admission to, and obtaining financial assistance for enrollment at a four year institution

All SSS projects may provide:

Provide individualized counseling for personal, career, and academic information

Activities and instruction designed to acquaint students with career options

Exposure to cultural events and academic programs not usually available

Mentoring programs

 

 

Tutoring
 

Angie Downs, RN-MSN

Crystal Harris, RN

Ana Mejia, RN

Kim McCrea, RSPT

 

Nicholas Stoddard, ADN

Monica Duran, ADN

Perla Rueda, Nuclear Medicine

Bayley Mady, Radiography

For tutor contact information, please call our office at 806-354-6086, 806-467-3106, or 806-467-3018.
Study sessions will be scheduled throughout the semester.

 

Student Support Services Health Sciences is 100% funded by the Department of Education. The Federal government provided this program $232,265 which was awarded September 1, 2017. This program does not provide direct financial resources to students.

 


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