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Center for Student Success

We are an all-inclusive center where students may access extensive support and advising services. We provide a professional team that contributes resources and guidance to students as they pursue their academic, social and spiritual goals. 

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About the Center

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”   Jeremiah 29:11

Welcome to the Center for Student Success!  We are glad you found us!   The Center’s mission is to promote the success of all students by providing comprehensive programs and services which advance academic achievement and personal development.

The Center for Student Success is a one-stop, all-inclusive center where students may access and be referred to extensive support and advising services.

Here at the Center you will find a highly qualified professional support team of advocates who contribute resources, guidance and support to students as they pursue their academic, social and spiritual goals.

Todd PattenThese professionals seek to collaborate with the faculty to foster a culture of learning and shared expertise and, it is within this partnership we find strength to help students meet their needs.

Continue to take a look at our programs and resources. Our desire is to help you succeed. Our doors are open…let us help you open yours.

Dr. Todd Patten, LPC
Dean for Student Success



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Study Session


Did you know? 

Group study sessions are offered for specific classes that have proven to be more difficult.

These Supplemental Instruction (SI) sessions meet weekly and are led by students who have successfully completed the course. 

More about Supplemental Instruction


ADVANCE - Designed for students requiring prerequisite courses.

McNair - Guides Juniors and Seniors who plan to continue on to graduate school. 

TRIO - Assists freshmen and sophomores who are first-generation and low income students.

Square1 - A first year experience program that provides orientation events and resources. 

Upward Bound - Connects with high school students to help them get into college.