Posted on March 8, 2022 by Amanda Cerreto

March 9, 2022 — The UTSA College for Health, Community and Policy has opened a new Student Success Center as part of the university's Academic Success District.

SSC Opening

"This is a thrilling time for our students and the College for Health, Community, and Policy," said Lisa Johns , director of the Center. "We encourage all HCaP undergraduates to utilize the Student Success Center for individual and collaborative work, attend the workshops we offer, and meet with an HCaP Peer Mentor. We want students to feel comfortable and welcome in the Center, so they will ask questions when they need assistance. We are here to connect them to our resources and those in our surrounding communities. Our team is dedicated to our students' success!"

The HCaP Student Success Center focuses on both college preparation and career readiness. It will serve as a home base for students and faculty to connect and work together toward the goal of student success.

At its Grand Opening in March, students filtered in to enjoy food and check out the space, which includes computer spaces, a conference room, cozy booths and more.

SSC Opening

“We are thrilled to be able to open the doors to the HCaP Student Success Center,” said HCaP Dean Lynne Cossman . “We have been anxious not only to complete the renovations, but also to be back in person so that students can use the space. The HCaP SSC will be the center of student support for the college and we're pleased to have Lisa Johns and Heather Frazer directing the programing under Dr. Alberto Cordova 's tutelage.”

The Center offers tutoring services, peer mentoring, workshops, academic coaching and more. Its mission is to enhance the university experience of HCaP students through programming and services that promote academic readiness, professional development and leadership, civic engagement and research.

As the College works toward its mission of improving the well-being of our community, the Center will prepare students to engage with their communities - particularly the City of San Antonio - through internships and other means.

The HCaP Student Success Center is located in MS 2.02.36.

SSC Opening

— Amanda Cerreto