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Educational Opportunity Center (EOC)


The Educational Opportunity Center program provides counseling and information on college admissions to qualified adults who want to enter or continue a program of postsecondary education. To achieve this mission, EOC counselors assist with preparing applications for use by admissions and financial aid officers. The EOC serves eleven counties in North Carolina: Alamance, Caswell, Chatham, Durham, Franklin, Granville, Orange, Person, Rockingham, Vance and Warren.

Student Support Services (SSS)

The purpose of SSS is to improve the academic and life skills of  our participants  through educational opportunities. Our staff facilitate personal enrichment by providing the following services: Counseling, Academic Tutoring, College Transfer and Financial Aid Assistance, Seminars, Cultural Enrichment and Equipment Loan.

The goals of the SSS Program are:
  • To increase college retention and graduation rates for eligible students.
  • To increase the transfer rate of eligible students from 2 year to 4 year institutions.
  • To foster an institutional climate supportive of the success of low-income and first generation college students and individuals with disabilities. For more information call (336) 599-1181.

All TRIO Programs services are FREE of charge!


Contacts

Articles for category Executive Council



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Samantha G. Aaron

Director, TRiO Programs

Calendar   Year Hired 2018

Telephone Number Icon  (336) 322-2280

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Education and Credentials

BA, Siena Heights University
MA, Michigan State University

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Lynn C. Bailey

Administrative Assistant, TRiO/Educational Opportunity Center

Calendar   Year Hired 2012

Telephone Number Icon  (336) 322-2132

Location Icon  Educational Opportunity Center

Education and Credentials

A.A.S.-Piedmont Community College

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Barbara Buchanan

Vice President, Instruction/Chief Academic Officer

Calendar   Year Hired 2018

Telephone Number Icon  (336) 322-2106

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Education and Credentials

B.A. – Stephen F. Austin University
M.A. – Stephen F. Austin University
Ph.D.- Texas A&M University


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Angela H. Bullock

Outreach Counselor I, Educational Opportunity Center

Calendar   Year Hired 2013

Telephone Number Icon  (336) 322-2193

Location Icon  Educational Opportunity Center

Education and Credentials

B.A.-North Carolina Central University

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Demitrius Bullock

Academic Outreach Consultant, EOC/TRiO

Calendar   Year Hired 2020

Telephone Number Icon  (336) 322-2168

Location Icon  G210

Education and Credentials

B.S. - Shaw University
M.A. - Webster University

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Doris W. Carver

Vice President, Continuing Education


Telephone Number Icon  (336) 322-2111

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Education and Credentials

B.S.-The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
M.B.A.-Averett College
Ph.D.-Trident University International
AchieveGlobal Certified Facilitator
Notary Public, State of North Carolina

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Lisa K. Cooley

Assistant to the President/Faculty

Calendar   Year Hired 1991

Telephone Number Icon  (336) 322-2200

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Education and Credentials

B.S.-Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
M.S.-Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

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Andre P. Davis

Academic Outreach Consultant, EOC/TRiO

Calendar   Year Hired 2019
Category   TRIO/EOC

Telephone Number Icon  (336) 322-2167

Location Icon  G-210

Education and Credentials

BS, Norfolk State University
MBA, University of Phoenix


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Janet Hah

Transfer Coach, SSS/TRIO

Calendar   Year Hired 2020

Telephone Number Icon  (336) 322-2115

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Education and Credentials

B. A. - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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Tianna H. Holloway

Counselor, TRiO/Student Support Services

Calendar   Year Hired 2018
Category   TRIO/EOC

Telephone Number Icon  (336) 322-2159

Location Icon  E138

Education and Credentials

BA - UNC Charlotte
MA - University of Indianapolis

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