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Prince George's Community College
Marlboro Hall 2118
301 Largo Road
Largo, Maryland 20774
301.322.0495




                           

 

A Guide to Retention Service Programs at Prince George’s Community College

 

 

The following programs are designed to provide academic support services to all students attending the college.  Our goals are to increase graduation, retention, and transfer rates. 

 

For additional information, please feel free to contact the staff directly.

 

 

 

 

 

Kathy Hopkins

 Director of Retention Services

   Marlboro Hall – 2094

   301-322-0840

Crystal m. Smith

 Manager, Student Success Programs

   Marlboro Hall – 2093

   301-322-0180

Samantha Thompson

 Administrative Clerk, Retention Services

   Marlboro Hall – 2102

   301-322-0597

 

 

 

 

 

 

Counseling Services

 

 

Contact

Location

Phone

Saundra Lynch-Ervin

Bladen Hall - 122D

301-322-0093

Beth Adkins

Bladen Hall - 122E

301-322-0093

Beverly Haynes

Bladen Hall - 122F

301-322-0149

 

Services Provided:  Short-term personal counseling (based on an eight-session model, three sessions for faculty and staff), referrals and consultants for employees and currently enrolled students.

 

·         FREE, short-term personal counseling:

Grief Counseling

Relationship concern

Balancing school, family, personal concerns

Assertiveness/Self Esteem

·         Faculty/Staff consultation

·         Screening Day

·         Study skills strategies:

Time management

Stress management

Test anxiety

·         Host the National depression and Anxiety

·         Host the Great American smoke Out

·         Host the National Alcohol Awareness Day

 

 

 

 

Disability Support Services (DSS)

 

 

Contact

Location

Phone

Thomas Mays

Bladen Hall – 124N

301-386-7594

Carol Evans

Bladen Hall – 124P

301-322-0838

Frances Notley

Bladen Hall – 124O

301-322-0123

 

Services Provided:  Academic accommodations and auxiliary services are provided to students who self-identify and request reasonable accommodations in the college setting.  Documentation of disability is required.

 

·         Academic Accommodations and Auxiliary Services

·         Note taking services

·         Individual assessment of disability related needs

·         Referrals to community agencies

·         Support services to students with visual, physical, sensory and psychological disabilities

 

·         Sign Language interpreters

·         Academic Advising

·         Academic, personal and Vocational Counseling

·         Assistance with assistive technology

 

Student Support Services (SSS)

 

 

Contact

Location

Phone

Vickie Claflin

Marlboro Hall - 2095

301-386-7571

Shelly Caldwell-Bennett

Marlboro Hall - 2106

301-322-0178

Alicia Jackson-Warren

Marlboro Hall - 2082

301-322-0199

Phyllis Collins

Marlboro Hall - 2087

301-322-0411

Rhonetta Braxton

Marlboro Hall - 2087

301-322-0681

 

 

 

Services Provided:  Individualized academic and personal support program designed to improve the retention, transfer, and graduation rates of program eligible, low-income, first generation college students and individuals with disabilities.

 

·         Tutoring (Individual and Group)

·         Academic Advising and Support

·         Financial Aid and Transfer Advising

·         Career Counseling

·         Personal Counseling

·         College Visits

·         Cultural activities and Trips

·         Learning Assistance

·         Study Skills Assistance (test-taking, note taking, test anxiety, etc.)

 

 

The A.L.A.N.A. (African, Latin, Asian and Native American) Experience

 

 

Contact

Location

Phone

Johnika K. Dreher

Marlboro Hall -2093

301-322-0181

Mary Njah

Marlboro Hall -2098

301-322-0174

 

Services Provided:  Mentoring and retention programs that provide structured trusting mentoring relationships that facilitate academic success and retention. 

 

·         Mentoring ( Peer and Professional)                                  

·         Academic Monitoring and Support

·         Academic Mentoring

·         Study skills (time management, test taking, etc.)

·         Career counseling

 

·         College Visits

·         Social and Cultural Activities

·         A.O.B.A. Scholarship Program

·         Referral for tutoring and personal counseling (see SSS/TRIO and Counseling)

 

Vocational Support Services (VSS)

 

 

Contact

Location

Phone

Tonda Shine

Marlboro Hall – 2103

301-583-5248

Patricia Woods

Marlboro Hall – 2102

301-322-0730

 

 

 

Services and Workshops Provided:  Support service designed to provide career program students with the tools for academic success through workshops and individualized sessions.

 

·         Career Counseling

·         Learning Strategies

·         Effective Study Skills

·         Math Anxiety

·         Career Expo (focus on employment)

 

·         Vocational Support (Allied Health)

·         Skills Enrichment Workshops (Get Smart)

·         Camelot Testing (Test taking Skills)

·         Goal Setting/Time Management