Student Support Services (SSS) Health Sciences

Welcome SSS-HS participants and prospective participants!

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.
  • Hello Prospective SSS Health Science Participants!!
    • We are, currently, accepting applications.
  • Please note the return to normal office hours beginning August 3rd.
    • Monday-Friday 7:30 am  - 5:00 pm

Professional Tutors for Participants!

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

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

  • Pharmacology, Med Surg I, II, III, OB, and Critical Care with Shirley Karr.

Shirley tutors Med Surg on Monday's from 5:00pm-6:30pm at West Campus, Bldg A, Conference Room 105 and Pharmacology on Tuesday's from 5:00pm-6:30pm at West Campus, Bldg A, Room 109 .

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, 806-354-6086, 205B Building A, West Campus
Sayra Maldonado, Associate Advisor, 806-467-3106, 205C Building A, West Campus
Joshua Correa, Data Management Specialist, 806-467-3018, 204A Building A, West Campus
FAX: 806.356.3623