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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 Student Development


Swanita Fuller


Calendar   Year Hired 2018

Telephone Number Icon  (336) 322-2281

Location Icon  E140

Education and Credentials

B.S.- North Carolina Central 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


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


Ryan D. Holloway

Coordinator, Academic Success Center - Caswell County Campus

Calendar   Year Hired 2018

Telephone Number Icon  (336) 694-8059

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Education and Credentials


Tianna H. Holloway

Counselor, TRiO/Student Support Services

Calendar   Year Hired 2018
Category   TRIO/EOC

Telephone Number Icon  (336) 322-2159

Location Icon  E138

Education and Credentials

BA - UNC Charlotte
MA - University of Indianapolis


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


Lisa W. Neely

Academic Consultant Assistant, Educational Opportunity Center

Calendar   Year Hired 2017

Telephone Number Icon  (336) 322-2282

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Education and Credentials

A.A.S.-Durham Technical Community College
A.A.S.-Piedmont Community College


Christina Perry


Calendar   Year Hired 2016

Telephone Number Icon  (336) 322-2243

Location Icon  E137

Education and Credentials

B.A.-Middlebury College
M.Ed.-Harvard University


Leia M. Gaskin-Sadiku Rollins

Coordinator, College High School Programs

Telephone Number Icon  (336) 322-2273

Location Icon  L127

Education and Credentials

B.A.-Guilford College


Shelly T. Stone-Moye

Vice President, Student Development

Telephone Number Icon  (336) 322-2163

Location Icon  E146

Education and Credentials

B.A.-The University of North Carolina at Asheville
M.S.W.-Boston University

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