Student Support Services (SSS) Health Sciences

Welcome SSS-HS participants and prospective participants!

There are some very important workshops this Spring 2015 semester. Please take advantage of these invaluable opportunities to improve your college education.  Remember, Financial Literacy workshops are offered daily! Contact Sayra to get your workshop scheduled.
  • Planning for Your Career    February 10, 2015   12:15pm - 12:45pm
          (Location West Campus, Bldg A, Conference Room 105)
  • Let's Check our Credit for Free!    February 16, 2015    12:00pm - 12:30pm 
           (Location West Campus, Bldg A, Conference Room 105)
  • Transfer Session     February 26, 2015       12:00pm - 12:30pm
           (Location West Campus, Bldg A, Conference Room 105)
  • What Type of Learner Are You?     March 4, 2015       12:00pm - 12:30pm 
            (Location West Campus, Bldg A, Conference Room 105)

Professional Tutors for Participants!

  • Critical Care with Shirley Karr, Tuesdays from 5:00pm-6:00pm at West Campus, Bldg A, Conference Room 105

  • Pediatrics with Ruth Whitehead, By Appointment. Please Contact SSS Support Staff to set up Appointment Times

  • Medical Surgical with Vanesta Jagrup Monday 8:30a-12:30p, Wednesday 1p-5p, and Thursday 8:30a-11:30a Office 204C

  • Intro to Nursing with Marcia Green, Available Soon.

  • Vocational Nursing with Elizabeth Ogbonna, By Appointment. Please Contact SSS Support Staff to set up Appointment Times

  • Respiratory Therapy with Daisy Ruvalcaba, By Appointment. Please Contact SSS Support Staff to set up Appointment Times

The mission of the TRiO - Student Support Services at Amarillo College is 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 assistance, financial literacy counseling, and transfer assistance.

Amarillo College’s Student Support Services (SSS) Health Sciences Program is funded by a grant from the US Department of Education. The program is designed to improve retention and degree completion of health sciences students who:
  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)

     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

If you're interested in our program and how to apply, please contact our staff! You may also submit an application online!

Office Hours:  Monday - Friday:  7:30am - 5:00pm
With suggestions or questions, please contact:
Jeannie George, Program Director 
jgeorge@actx.edu, 806-354-6086, 205B Building A, West Campus
Sayra Maldonado, Associate Advisor
smaldonado@actx.edu, 806-467-3106, 205C Building A, West Campus
Joshua Correa, Data Management Specialist
jcorrea@actx.edu, 806-467-3018, 204A Building A, West Campus
FAX: 806.356.3623