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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


Swanita Fuller


Calendar   Year Hired 2018

Telephone Number Icon  (336) 322-2281

Location Icon  E140

Education and Credentials

B.S.- North Carolina Central University


Angelique M. Furr

Instructor/Administrative Assistant, Law Enforcement Training

Calendar   Year Hired 2016

Telephone Number Icon  (336) 694-4013

Location Icon  Public Safety Training Center

Education and Credentials

A.A.S.-Danville Community College


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


Jeanette M. Godsey

Program Specialist, Occupational Extension and Correction Education

Calendar   Year Hired 2003

Telephone Number Icon  (336) 322-2156

Location Icon  Workforce Development

Education and Credentials

B.A.-Ashford University


Carmen C. Graves

Lab Coordinator/Program Manager, Student Support Services

Calendar   Year Hired 2017
Category   Staff

Telephone Number Icon  (336) 322-2140

Location Icon  G204B

Education and Credentials

B.A.-North Carolina A & T State University


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


Amy R. Harris

Administrative Assistant to the Dean, Technical and Occupational Programs

Calendar   Year Hired 2008
Category   Staff

Telephone Number Icon  (336) 322-2212

Location Icon  L117

Education and Credentials

A.A.S.-Piedmont Community College


Kimberly Harris

Director, Child Development Center

Telephone Number Icon  (336)

Location Icon  H201

Education and Credentials

B.A.-Greensboro College
NC Division of Child Care and Early Education: Level 3 Administrator Qualification
Early Childhood Credentials 1 & 2: Early Childhood Administration 1 & 2


Madelyn A.L. Harvey

Instructor/Program Coordinator, Human Services Technology

Calendar   Year Hired 2016

Telephone Number Icon  (336) 322-2137

Location Icon  L116

Education and Credentials

B.S.-Indiana State University
M.S.-Indiana State University
Ph.D.-Walden University


Patricia A. Hatchett

Director, Admissions, Retention, and Student Success

Calendar   Year Hired 2004

Telephone Number Icon  (336) 322-2153

Location Icon  E144

Education and Credentials

B.S.-Wake Forest University

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