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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 Learning Commons



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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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Richard H. Albright

First Year Experience (FYE) Coordinator for Student Support Programs / Student Success Counselor / Mentor

Calendar   Year Hired 2019

Telephone Number Icon  (336) 322-2220

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Education and Credentials

AA - Miami Dade Community College
BA - NC A&T State University
MEd - NC A&T State University

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Patricia A. Alghali

Student Success Counselor

Calendar   Year Hired 2019

Telephone Number Icon  (336) 322-2220

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Education and Credentials

BS, North Carolina A&T State University
MS, North Carolina A&T State University
Ed.D, Texas Southern 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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Vanessa L. Bass

Reference Librarian

Calendar   Year Hired 2001

Telephone Number Icon  (336) 322-2127

Location Icon  H212

Education and Credentials

B.A.-Meredith College
M.L.S.-North Carolina Central University
M.Ed-University of Phoenix

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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

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Education and Credentials

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

Director, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL)

Calendar   Year Hired 2019

Telephone Number Icon  (336) 322-2152

Location Icon  H-211

Education and Credentials

BS, Longwood University
M.Ed., University of Virginia
EdD, University of Virginia

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Janet Hah

Transfer Coach, SSS/TRIO

Calendar   Year Hired 2020

Telephone Number Icon  (336) 322-2115

Location Icon  E136

Education and Credentials

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

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