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Photo of Carolyn WelchCarolyn Welch

Hometown: Witherbee, NY
Year: Sophomore
Majors Criminal Justice and Anthropology
Minor: Biological Anthropology

"Student Support Services has truly become such a vital component since I came back to SUNY Plattsburgh. Not only do they help keep my weekly schedule on track and organized, but they also help me look towards the future and what I should aim for. Without the help from SSS, I don't think I could successfully manage being a full time student, a mother, and also working. Having the opportunity to be in this program is such an asset during my academic career."

 

Photo of Kristin BerkeyKristin Berkey

Hometown: Merrick, Long Island, NY
Class: Freshman
Majors: Political Science and Public Relations

"The Student Support Services program at SUNY Plattsburgh has given me the opportunity to learn and grow as an individual. The reason I am a student at SUNY Plattsburgh is because of the Student Support Services program. The program has given me the chance to succeed and they saw something in me despite some academic challenges that I face. Student Support Services has not only allowed me to succeed academically but it has given me the confidence to help make a difference here by running for office and becoming the Senator of Public Relations for Student Government. Everyone deserves to have the chance to pursue higher education and I am fortunate enough to have that chance because of Student Support Services."

 

Photo of Victoria AdebanjoVictoria Adebanjo

Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
Class: Sophomore
Major: Public Relations
Minor: Biology

"Student Support Services has helped me integrate more into the campus community through the constant influx of beneficial programs, scholarships, and mentorships. The advisors care extensively for the students and go above and beyond to help the students with any needs, both academically and personally. My advisor helped me find the major that was right for me and I have not doubted myself since then. This program is truly extraordinary and it made college a much better experience."

 

Photo of Angela Brown LinceAngela Breann Lince

Hometown: Oriskany Falls, NY
Class: Senior
Majors: Public Relations and Multimedia Journalism

"SUNY Plattsburgh's Student Support Services, specifically the STAR program, granted me the opportunity to be a SUNY Plattsburgh student. Not only did representatives of the program see my worth, they also helped me with any difficult assignment. Let's just say, I passed statistics with the help of several knowledgeable SSS workers."

 

Photo of Jonathan RockmoreJonathan Rockmore

Hometown: Long Island, New York
Year: Senior
Major: Bilingual Health and Human Services with a concentration in Child Wellness

"Student Support Services has been a major part of my college experience. It has helped me plan, organize and better prepare me for classes, exams, and other areas of college. Without them I would not be here in college writing this to you. Each and every person I have met with has given me the tools to succeed and has been very beneficial and essential in my college career."

 

Raymond Schindler

Hometown: Plattsburgh, NY
Year: Junior
Major: Computer Science

"Student Support Services is a family, in a time in a young person's life where they have just left their family for the first extended period of time. They are the ones you turn to with any question, no matter what it is, and they will give you a sympathetic ear and more often than not have great input to provide. They are very knowledgeable and do not let you fall short of what your potential is. They are there every step of the way coaching and rooting for your success. Without them, in my case, there would not be someone I can talk to every week about pressing issues not only at school but in life. SSS is great!"

Contact Information

For more information about Student Support Services, or to find out if you qualify, please contact:

Michele Carpentier
Director of Special Programs
Office:Angell College Center 110
Phone: (518) 564-2810
Fax: (518) 564-2807
Email: michele.carpentier@plattsburgh.edu

Office Hours

  • Monday-Friday: 8:00 - 4:30, with evening tutorial hours