School Name

Student Success Center

Department Name

Section - One

Student Success Coaching and Retention

Coaches are assigned to students by classification. Success Coaching is the one-on-one process of helping students examine academic concerns and perceived barriers to develop an action plan for achieving success. Learn about the student success plan contract, student requirements and contact your success coach.


Section - Two

Tutoring Services

Peer Tutoring Services are open to all students at UAPB. Find site locations, schedules, and site coordinator contact information. Learn how to become a paid student tutor.


Section - Three

Academic Recovery

S.T.A.R. Students Taking Academic Responsibility is a structured program to help students stay or get on track to persist and graduate. Open to all students and required for students admitted or returning through appeal or readmitted students.


Section - Four

Senior Completion

"Destination Graduation" assists students near graduation with small balances that may prevent their persistence to graduation. The mini-grant is available to students graduating with a year.


Section - Five

Student Success Workshops

The "Navigating the Yard" workshop series is tailored to student needs to provide a successful transition to college life and to achieve individual academic and professional goals.


Section - Six

Transfer and Non-Traditional Programs

Learn how SSC assist transfer students in their transition to UAPB and assist non-traditional students in acclimating to college.

Section - Seven


Learn about SCC Textbook scholarship eligibility requirements and how to apply here. Applications are accepted up to the second week of the fall and spring semesters. 

Section - Eight

Early Alert Program

Faculty and staff can learn about the Early Alert Program and refer students to SSC for services here.




Content - Bottom Right

Contact SSC Staff:

Name    Title    Phone      Email

Rita D. Conley





Chicketta Jackson


Assistant Director



Sondra Johnson


Student Support Programs & Transfer Coordinator



Michelle Grice


Student Success Coach - Seniors



LaKiesha McAfee


Student Success Coach - Juniors



Jordan McNair


Student Success Coach - Sophomores



Stephanie Branscomb   Student Success Coach - Freshmen (A-M Last Name)    870-575-8376 
Justin Harmon   Student Success Coach - Freshmen (N-Z Last Name)    870-575-8875

The programs within the Division of Enrollment Management and Student Success are financially supported in part by a grant from the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Postsecondary Education, Strengthening Institutions, Title III, Part B, Historically Black Colleges and Universities Program.