Student Success Center | BRCC, Virginia

Student Success Center

Welcome!

Purpose

The Student Success Center at Blue Ridge Community College assists students in achieving their educational and career goals. We provide tools and resources to support students in overcoming barriers to success.

We can help you

  • Determine your skills, assets, and strengths to make a personalized career plan
  • Identify job openings
  • Arrange experiential learning opportunities
  • Polish up your résumé
  • Sharpen your interviewing skills
  • Address challenges related to learning differences or disabilities
  • Obtain reasonable accommodations and support for disabilities
  • Develop academic and study skills
  • Set academic and personal goals
  • Manage your time wisely, while staying organized
  • Understand your learning style
  • Improve your work, life, school balance
  • Complete the Single Stop screener if you need help with food, housing, insurance, childcare, etc.
  • Complete a SAP appeal, if you've lost your financial aid
  • Connect with other campus support services (Tutoring, Financial Aid, etc.)

Summer 2021- Virtual Student Success Center Workshops

Join on Zoom

Wednesday, 5/26 at 1:00 pm  
Thursday, 6/3 at 11:00 am 
How to Be Successful in an Online Course: Planning a Successful Semester 
Bring your syllabi to this interactive session, so you can begin to map out your semester!  
Click the Zoom link above to join in! 
Tuesday, 6/8 at 11:30 am 
George’s Summer Internship Program Information Session 
Learn about internship opportunities available at George’s. Submit resume in advance to Ryan Lyburn,  ryan.lyburn@georgesinc.com   
To Join via Zoom: Meeting ID: 856 7098 3601   
Passcode: 864372  
joingeorges.com  

Wednesday, 6/9 at 1:00 pm   

How to Be Successful in an Online Course: Planning a Successful Semester 
Bring your syllabi to this interactive session, so you can begin to map out your semester!  
Click the Zoom link above to join in! 
Tuesday, 6/15 at 11:00 am  
Wednesday, 6/23 at 1:00 pm  
Thursday, 7/1 at 10:00 am 
Monday, 7/12 at 11:00 am  
Tuesday, 7/20 at 1:00 pm  
Wednesday, 7/28 at 10:00 am  
Student Success Zoom Room  
Feeling overwhelmed? If you need support, join this interactive open Zoom to connect with success support services.  
Click the Zoom link above to join in! 

Career Services

Career Services

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Appointments

Disability Services

Disability Services

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Appointments

Student Success

Student Success Advising

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Appointments

Single Stop

Single Stop

Single Stop is a national nonprofit organization that helps connect individuals to financial, medical, housing, food, and employment benefits and resources. Single Stop connects individuals with comprehensive resources that alleviate barriers. It only takes about 10 minutes to use the confidential screening tool and a Single Stop staff member will follow-up with individuals once information is submitted.  Free screening tool; contact Wendy Smith for more information.

Great Expectations

Great Expectations

A program for students currently, or formerly, in Foster Care.

SOAR

SOAR

Emergency Financial Assistance

SNAP

SNAP 

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

Student Success Videos

Goal Setting

Time Management

Note Taking

Test Taking

Meet the Team

Career Services

Carmel Murphy Norris

Carmel Murphy Norris, M.S.W
Career Services & Career Coach Program Coordinator
Office: G164G
murphynorrisc@brcc.edu
(540) 453-2237

Latoya Garrison

Latoya Garrison, MS, GCDF, CPCC
Assistant Coordinator Career Services
Office: G164F
garrisonl@brcc.edu
(540) 453-2596

Disability Services

Nicole Stephens

Nicole Stephens
Disability Services Specialist
Office: G164D
stephensn@brcc.edu
(540) 453-2559

Student Success

Wendy Smith

Wendy Smith, MA, VCC
Student Success Coordinator
Great Expectations Coordinator
Office: G164H
smithw@brcc.edu
(540) 453-2325

Scott McLellan

Scott McLellan
Student Success Advisor
Office: G164I
(540) 453-2537