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Student Success Center adjusts to online tutoring, aims to teach students despite pandemic

Student Success Center adjusts to online tutoring, aims to teach students despite pandemic

Roselle Lagmay, Reporter

June 5, 2020

The Student Success Center, as a result of the campus closure, is offering virtual tutoring sessions through Zoom video chats, in an effort to continue assistance for students during the COVID-19 pandemic. Diana Alves De Lima and Melissa Aguilar, co-directors of the Student Success Center, have been...

Student Success Center coordinator to retire

Student Success Center coordinator to retire

Elsa Castro, Staff Reporter

January 31, 2019

After serving the Foothill-De Anza community for over 30 years, Stephanie Pham, Academic Skills Center program coordinator of the Student Success Center, will retire at the end of this year. Pham’s position consists of hiring student tutors for fellow students who are interested in a little extra support throughout the course of their studies. Pham said she was happy to be able to suppo...

Fewer resources available for future De Anza students

Stephanie Lam and Shiri Marwaha

January 13, 2019

Students will see an absence of classified staff in the Student Success Center after a consensus vote was passed, eliminating six classified positions during a joint College Council, Administrative Services, Instructional Services and Student Services meeting on Jan 10. Other positions include Assessment ...

Tutoring help goes beyond math, English

Zee Wang, Staff Writer

November 18, 2013

The Student Success Center offers De Anza College students many tutoring options beyond the expected tutoring for English writing and math problems. The SSC also offers services such as the Listening and Speaking Center, general subjects tutoring, adjunct study skills class and Academic Skil...

Student Success Center hanging tough after cuts

Nadia Banchik, Staff Writer

March 18, 2013

Position cuts at the Student Success Center are causing delays for tutoring services at De Anza College, but funding is still strong and students are still generally satisfied, said Melissa Aguilar, co-director of the center. Students have to wait in long lines in the general counseling office inst...