LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven College lately celebrated the opening of the brand new Pupil Success Heart (SSC) on campus throughout an open home occasion on Aug. 24.
For the primary time, LHU college students could have entry to a concierge-like expertise, the place their wants and considerations might be met and addressed by each skilled workers and peer mentors.
The middle will function a one-stop-shop to help college students in 4 main areas important to pupil success and retention: tutorial success, social adjustment, monetary literacy and profession exploration.
The middle is a hub for the varied campus places of work and sources that fall inside these 4 areas. First flooring places of work embrace — Heart for International Engagement, Counseling Companies, HOPE Heart and the Skilled Useful resource Closet. Second flooring places of work embrace – the Workplace of Pupil Success, the Workplace of Range Fairness and Inclusion, Monetary Assist, Registrar, Pupil Accounts, Pupil and Residence Life, Heart for Profession and Skilled Improvement, TRIO Pupil Assist Companies (SSS), Instructional Alternative Program (EOP), Educational Enchancment Plan (AIP), Educational Success Program (ASP), Incapacity Assets, coordination of tutoring providers and Freshman Commons.
“The SSC was created to assist help college students of their journey towards commencement. It would present and coordinate with a wide range of applications aimed to complement the scholar expertise,” stated Dr. Amy Downes, director of pupil help and retention. “College students will have the ability to discover solutions to questions, obtain help and overcome limitations that may intervene with their progress.”
“The workplace will even attain out to college students all through the semester to supply help with mid-term grade considerations, class registration, in addition to enrichment alternatives reminiscent of time administration, examine abilities and different workshops,” stated George Rusczyk, director of transition and outreach applications.
LHU senior social work main, Brent Khalil, alongside junior enterprise administration main, Zoe Clever and pre-physician assistant senior and Katelyn Fitzgerald, are all pupil success mentors on the heart.
The SSC workplace workers additionally consists of Benjamin Sport and Rebecca Baker, pupil success specialists (most important campus); Trinity Werstler, pupil success specialist (Clearfield campus); Dakotah Miller, assistant pupil success specialist (most important campus); Hadley Raven, assistant coordinator for the Haven Cabinet and the HOPE Heart; and Tammy Kramer, administrative assistant. The middle additionally has 25-30 pupil mentors on workers.
“The SSC will present extra alternatives for peer mentorship and can permit college students who could also be struggling to make connections with different college students who can stroll alongside them. This can result in so many alternatives for college students to achieve success at LHU,” Fitzgerald stated.
Workplace hours for the middle are Monday by way of Thursday, 8 a.m. to eight p.m. and Friday 8 a.m. to six p.m. To contact the workplace, electronic mail [email protected] or name 570-484-2345.
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