Academic Success & Student Accommodations

The Student Success Center

Benjamin F. Payton Learning Resources Center (LRC)
Office Hours M-F 8:30a.m. – 8:00p.m

About SSC

The Student Success Center (SSC) is dedicated to providing academic and technological support to all Benedict students to promote student retention and graduation. Through its integrated services, the SSC provides both group and personalized instructional assistance designed to develop the academic and personal skills needed for collegiate success. The unit offers services that are appropriate for students at all levels of matriculation, from first-year to senior-level students.

Our Services

HOURS: M-F 8:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m & SUN 1:00 p.m. – 4 p.m.
LOCATION: Learning Resource Center (LRC) Lower Level

Director, James Winfield
Mr. Winfield provides oversight over all SSC operations, triages academic concerns, manages emergency aid fund and leads institutional retention strategies.

Assistant Director, Wanja Montgomery
Ms. Montgomery assists in SSC operations and manages early alert referrals and academic recovery efforts.

Director of Specialized Programming, Jamila Lyn
Ms. Lyn leads several external partnerships and special projects such as emergency aid and consortium courses. She also works closely with the SSC to triage student and faculty concerns.

Success Specialist & Tutoring Coordinator, Rashad Paige
Mr. Paige provides academic counsel for students in Arts and Sciences and manages the BC tutoring program.

Instructional Support Specialist, Timothy Diggs
Mr. Diggs provides direct IT support for the SSC and one-on-one support for students who need assistance with E360 (learning management system), Microsoft Outlook and Tiger Portal accounts.

QUESTIONS? Contact us at 803-705-4690

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