TRiO Educational Opportunity Center

The Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) is a free educational outreach program that provides counseling and information on college admissions to qualified adults who want to enter or continue a program of postsecondary education. The program is designed to assist qualified adults 19 years of age or above in returning to education in college, vo-tech, specialized school or a GED program. EOC also provides services to improve the financial and economic literacy of participants.

The program has four (4) major goals:
  • To assist individuals with a high school diploma, enroll into a college, technical or vocational school of their choice.
  • To assist college stop-outs/dropouts in enrolling back into college.
  • To assist individuals without a high school credential in receiving their high school equivalency diploma.
  • To assist individuals who want to enhance their skills.
EOC Services provided include:
  • Career Tests - find out which career is right for you
  • Career Library - full of vocation/scholarship publications
  • Assistance with registration procedures
  • Workshops on ASSET/ACT preparation, study skills, time management, budgeting, and assertiveness skills
  • Assistance with financial aid applications/admissions applications
  • Tutoring/mentoring
  • Assistance with GED information and enrollment procedures
  • Personality testing

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Reta T. Stewart
Associate Director 
318.670.9662
318-670-6633
rstewart@susla.edu

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Bessie Whitehurst
Support Spec. Clerk
318.670.9655
318-670-6633
bwhitehurst@susla.edu

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Annie S. Morris
Educational Spec.
318.670.9656
318-670-6633
asmorris@susla.edu
         
     

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