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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!


Articles for category Staff


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

Michael Carter

Maintenance Technician

Telephone Number Icon  (336) 322-2573

Location Icon  E103

Education and Credentials

Diploma - Bartlett Yancey High School


Doris W. Carver

Vice President, Continuing Education

Telephone Number Icon  (336) 322-2111

Location Icon  A130

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


Lisa K. Cooley

Assistant to the President/Faculty

Calendar   Year Hired 1991

Telephone Number Icon  (336) 322-2200

Location Icon  L129

Education and Credentials

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


Jason M. Creasy

Maintenance Technician

Calendar   Year Hired 2017

Telephone Number Icon  (336) 322-2116

Location Icon  E103

Education and Credentials

A.A.-Piedmont Community College 


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


Janice Y. Davis-Winstead

Accounting Technician

Calendar   Year Hired 2005

Telephone Number Icon  (336) 322-2179

Location Icon  A123

Education and Credentials

A.A.S.-Piedmont Community College


Velma D. Drumwright

Program Support Specialist

Calendar   Year Hired 2015

Telephone Number Icon  (336) 322-2156

Location Icon  E113

Education and Credentials

A.A.S.-Piedmont Community College
Certificate-Piedmont Community College


April P. Duncan

Lead Teacher, Child Development Center

Calendar   Year Hired 1999
Category   Staff

Telephone Number Icon  (336) 322-4338

Location Icon  H201

Education and Credentials

Diploma-Piedmont Community College
A.A.S.-Piedmont Community College


Jeannette J. Duncan

Administrative Assistant, Title III

Calendar   Year Hired 2008

Telephone Number Icon  (336) 322-2145

Location Icon  H206

Education and Credentials

A.A.-Piedmont Community College

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