TRIO Student Support Services
Are you a college student? Unsure about what it takes to be successful? Do you need assistance in improving your study skills or test taking skills? TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) can help.
The program's mission is to help students improve their academic skills. SSS provides a comprehensive range of services that can help you be successful. It is designed to help students stay in school until they graduate and/or transfer to a four-year institution.
We provide a personal safety net beginning your first year of college through graduation. You will learn to build upon your academic strengths and improve your weaknesses. You will gain access to services and opportunities only available to SSS students when you become a participant.
- Academic tutoring: math, writing, & reading
- Career exploration and planning
- Counseling and academic advising
- Financial aid assistance
- Individual Success Plan
- Social & Cultural Activities
- Summer Bridge program
- Transfer assistance
- College Survival Skills
- Financial Literacy
- Healthy Living
- Study Skills
- Stress Management
- Time Management
- And more!
To be eligible for Student Support Services an applicant must be a U. S. citizen or permanent resident and meet one or more of the following criteria:
- meet low income standards set by the federal government
- be a first generation college students (neither parent has earned a bachelor's degree)
- have a documented disability
- have an academic need for services
All services are provided at no cost to participants.
Bluegrass Community & Technical College (BCTC) Student Support Services (SSS) is committed to preparing our student participants for a successful college experience through a program of engaging academic and career exploration, personalized coaching and advising, financial literacy, and enriching cultural exposure.
BCTC SSS's vision is to inspire and to empower student participants to reach their full potential, positively impacting their families and communities.
Education... We value instilling knowledge, competence, and a love for learning through different ideas, new experiences, creative and critical thinking, and personal interaction.
Growth... We value the empowerment and personal development that result from challenging ourselves
and from capitalizing on opportunities for creativity and adventure.
Integrity... We value doing the right thing by being transparent, ethical, honest and fair.
Relationships... We value creating and fostering connections through collaboration, cooperation
Respect... We value the innate worth of each person. All people are accepted, welcomed, and recognized as enhancements to our community.
Responsibility... We value thoughtful stewardship, taking personal responsibility of our actions, and integrity by upholding commitments and obligations.
Choose Your Location
Now Accepting Applications!
Students may apply for admission to the program by completing the online application.
Student Support Services (SSS)
59 Corporate Drive
Danville, KY 40422
Ty Howard, Director
Lisa Smith, Administrative Assistant
Amy Drap, Educational Advisor
Pamela Sanders, Educational Advisor
Theresa Scott, Educational Advisor
Sonja Baker, Educational Advisor
Rodd Neely, Tutor
Charles Fegan, Tutor
Martha Francis, Tutor
Sarndra Upchurch, Tutor
Now Accepting Applications!
Bluegrass Community and Technical College
Student Support Services
500 Newtown Pike
Lexington, KY 40508-1207