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photos of students in front of the PLSSSC

About the Center

The Dr. Patricia Lynch Stith Student Success Center promotes student learning and degree completion by providing academic support services and programs that inform, empower and facilitate student success.


  • Foster an open and responsive environment that encourages faculty and students to take an active interest and role in student success.
  • Help students develop the skills, attitudes and beliefs necessary to foster an understanding of the learning process and achieve academic, career and life goals.
  • Assist students in becoming more independent, self-confident and efficient learners.
  • Work collaboratively with the campus community to promote student persistence and successful completion of students' educational goals.
  • Assess the effectiveness of the Student Success Center and evolve in response to student needs.