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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


Rachel E. Johnson

Financial Aid Specialist

Telephone Number Icon  (336) 322-2108

Location Icon  E134

Education and Credentials

A.A.S.-Piedmont Community College
B.B.A.-North Carolina Central University


S. Lynn Kerr

Program Assistant, Adult Basic Skills/LEIS Technician

Calendar   Year Hired 2011

Telephone Number Icon  (336) 694-8057

Location Icon  K157

Education and Credentials

A.A.S.-Piedmont Technical College
B.S.-Mount Olive College
CASAS Implementation Training
Notary Public, State of North Carolina


Tina R. Lawrence

Coordinator, LEIS Data and Assessment/Instructor

Calendar   Year Hired 2018

Telephone Number Icon  (336) 322-2114

Location Icon  E125

Education and Credentials

B.S. -  Tarleton State University


Judy B. Lee


Calendar   Year Hired 2007

Telephone Number Icon  (336) 322-2116

Location Icon  E103

Education and Credentials


Caprice M. Lengle

Executive Director, PCC Foundation

Calendar   Year Hired 2019

Telephone Number Icon  (336) 322-2103

Location Icon  D 119

Education and Credentials

B.A. - Barat College (DePaul University)

M.A. - St. Mary's University


Anita I. Lunsford

Youth WIOA Program Specialist, Workforce Development

Calendar   Year Hired 2018

Telephone Number Icon  (336) 322-2232

Location Icon  E112

Education and Credentials

A.A.S.-Piedmont Community College


Michele W. Mathis

Director, Research and Institutional Effectiveness

Telephone Number Icon  (336) 322-2237

Location Icon  B115

Education and Credentials

BA, UNC Wilmington
MA, UNC Wilmington


T. Cory Melton

Director, Buildings and Grounds

Telephone Number Icon  (336) 322-2244

Location Icon  E103

Education and Credentials

Certified Electrical Contracting License-State of North Carolina


Tracey P. Melton

Administrative Services Technician

Telephone Number Icon  (336) 322-2147

Location Icon  E103

Education and Credentials

A.A.S.-Alamance Community College


Don Miller

Dean, Learning Commons

Calendar   Year Hired 2019

Telephone Number Icon  (336) 322-2154

Location Icon  H212

Education and Credentials

B.A.-- University of Alabama
M.A.-- California State University, Fresno
M.F.A.-- University of North Carolina at Greensboro

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