P.O. Box 10, Terrell, Texas 75160   (972) 524-3341
 
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Center for Student Success

This innovative program is designed to provide students with the academic support necessary to assist students in their matriculation here at Southwestern and complete their undergraduate education.
 

 

 

 


Program Overview

The Center for Student Success is a program that provides students every opportunity for them to obtain a college degree successfully. The services provided include tutorials; academic, personal and career counseling, and a variety of workshops designed to teach and train students in several areas such as:

- Proper Note Taking
- Study Skills
- Time Management
- Test Taking Strategies
- Other Structured Motivational Learning Experiences. 
 
All students who have enrolled in Southwestern Christian College are eligible to participate in this program.
 
All of these services will enable eligible participants to:
- Improve academic skills
- Increase retention and graduation rates
- Assist in their enrollment into a 4-year institution
 
Contact Information
Dr. Edward Robinson, Director                 Mr. Warren Roberts, Assistant Director
(972)-524-3341, ext. 199                          (972)-524-3341, ext. 167
           
Components
- Academic Tutoring in All Subjects
- Personal and Career Counseling
- Energetic and Inspiring Seminars
- Scholarship/Internship Workshops
- Community Service Opportunities
 
Location
The Tutoring Sessions will take place in the Wilson Timothy Hunt Science Building Rooms 1 & 2 during the following times:
- Mondays (7:00pm – 9:00pm)
- Tuesdays (7:00pm – 9:00pm)
- Thursdays (7:00pm – 9:00pm)
 
Tutoring
The Center for Student Success provides both individual and group tutoring sessions for all students. These sessions aid students in completing class assignments as well as preparing for upcoming quizzes and examinations. In this program, there are students, selected based on prior academic performance, who serve as peer tutors. These peer tutors work very closely with the students in their coursework in addition to holding special sessions for all students in preparation for upcoming examinations.
 
F.A.Q.’s
What is the Cost for the Program?
This program is free to all students.
 
What Subject(s) are Available for Tutoring in this Program?
Bible, Biology, History, English, Mathematics, Psychology, Sociology, Reading, Greek, Computer Science & Speech
 
When Do the Tutoring Sessions Take Place?
The student tutoring sessions take place on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:00pm – 9:00pm in the Science Building Rooms 1&2. Students are able to come to the tutoring sessions at any time and receive aid in any classes.
 
What Should Students Bring to the Student Tutoring Sessions?
It is important for students to bring all class materials such as class syllabi, notes, old tests/quizzes and homework assignments, textbook(s), all handouts, and all study guides given by the professor.
 
If I am in Need of Special Tutoring for My Class(es), What Should I Do?
All students who are in need of one-on-one tutoring sessions can come and see Dr. Edward Robinson, the director of the Center for Student Success, and he will provide all resources that the student needs.
 
Where Do I Go To Receive Information on Upcoming Scholarships?
Scholarship information is available in the offices of Dr. Edward Robinson and Mr. Warren Roberts, the director and assistant director of the program.
 
 
Academic Resources:
 
Mathematics
http://www.algebrahelp.com/
 
http://www.phschool.com/webcodes10/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.gotoWebCode&wcprefix=ade&wcsuffix=0775
 
English
http://www.squidoo.com/online-tutor#module109535341
 
Writing
http://leo.stcloudstate.edu/
 
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/
 
http://www.infoplease.com/homework/writingskills1.html


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