Geared Toward Your Success
Student Success and Retention (SSR) is committed to providing programs and services that contribute to the successful retention and graduation of Gaston students. From entry to graduation, SSR assists students by providing resources and strategies that promote personal wellness and academic success. In collaboration with faculty and staff, we provide holistic support to empower students to achieve their academic, career, and personal goals. To learn more about the various programs and services within the department, please click on the links below.
We are here to help any student in need. If you are unsure with whom you need to speak, please call our main office number at 704.922.2242.
Dr. Eric Styles, Director of Student Success and Retention
Phyllis Davis-Brown, Upward Bound Projector Director
Adele Earls, TRiO/SSS Advisor
Christian Smith Raines, TRiO/SSS Advisor
Heidi Neely, TRiO/SSS Project Coordinator
Heaven Brown, TRiO/SSS Administrative Assistant
Sherry Sharpe, ACA Instructor/Retention Coordinator
Shelton Watson, Upward Bound Project Advisor