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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 Student Development



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Samantha G. Aaron

Director, TRiO Programs

Calendar   Year Hired 2018

Telephone Number Icon  (336) 322-2280

Location Icon  G208

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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Mary Jo Bartlett

Executive Administrative Assistant to the Vice President, Student Development

Calendar   Year Hired 2003

Telephone Number Icon  (336) 322-2166

Location Icon  E145

Education and Credentials

A.A.S.-Piedmont Community College

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Debra Bohannon

Admissions and Enrollment Specialist

Calendar   Year Hired 2020

Telephone Number Icon  (336) 322-2124

Location Icon  E141

Education and Credentials

A.A. - University of Phoenix

Kimberly Bowen

Coordinator, Work Based Learning

Calendar   Year Hired 2020

Telephone Number Icon  (336) 322-2245

Location Icon  E143

Education and Credentials

B.M. - The University of North Carolina at Greensboro 
M. Ed. - Liberty University

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Edna H. Brown

Director, Student Development-Caswell County Campus

Calendar   Year Hired 2003

Telephone Number Icon  (336) 694-8046

Location Icon  K122

Education and Credentials

A.A.S.-Alamance Community College
A.A.S.-Piedmont Community College
B.A.S.-Averett University
Master CIW Designer
Microsoft Office User Specialist in Excel (MOUS)
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Network+ Certification
i-Net+ Certification
A+ Certification
Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator on MS Windows 2000
Microsoft Certified Professional

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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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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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LaKisha Farrar

Student Recruiter/Advisor


Telephone Number Icon  (336) 322-2174

Location Icon  E132

Education and Credentials

BA, Point Park University
MBA, Argosy University


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