Student Success Center

 Overview

Do you need help with a new class? 
Do you need a tutor? 

To Learn More:

Beth Richards,
Coordinator, Student Success Center

409-944-1244

Fax: 409-944-1500

The Student Success Center, located on the Galveston College campus in room N-119, is supervised by Beth Richards. Tutoring services are provided by a knowledgeable tutoring staff, comprised of Galveston College students, Texas A & M students, and well educated professionals from Galveston County. Student Success Center tutors are available to help all  currently enrolled Galveston College students with general study and test-taking skills, as well as subject-specific tutoring. Best of all, tutoring is a FREE service of the college!

Mission

The Student Success Center supports Galveston College students by providing tutoring and academic services, which will empower students to attain success in all of their academic pursuits.

The Student Success Center offers free online tutoring through Upswing and ThinkingStorm

These online tutoring platforms allow current GC students to access online tutorials for free!

In order to access free online tutoring, simply go to the website and register. Eligible students are those who were registered for classes Spring 2018 or are currently registered for Summer 2018 and/or Fall 2018. Student must use their GC username and password when registering for either service. Once registered, students can either schedule a future tutoring session or work with an available tutor.

If you need assistance registering for online tutoring,  contact Student Success Center Coordinator,  Beth Richards at (409) 944-1244 or erichard@gc.edu.

SSC Hours

Fall & Spring Semesters

Monday – Thursday: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday – Sunday: Closed

Summer (Mini) Semester
Closed

Summer I & II Semesters

Monday – Thursday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Friday – Sunday: Closed

* SSC hours may change from semester to semester.

Meet the Tutors

Photo of Beth Richards, SSC Coordinator
 



Mrs. Beth Richards

Student Success Center Coordinator

Mrs. Richards received her B.S. in Mathematics from the Ohio State University and her Master’s of Education in Mathematics Education from Ohio University. She was born and raised in Ohio and is a faithful Buckeye. She has lived in Texas for 10.5 years. In addition to supervising and managing the Student Success Center, she teaches as an adjunct instructor in the Developmental Math department at Galveston College.

Craig

Math Tutor

Craig has a Master’s degree in Mathematics. He is able to assist students in the following subjects: Developmental Math – Calculus III, Differential Equations, and Linear Algebra.

Cynthia

Math/Science Tutor

Cynthia has a B.S. in Bio-mechanical Engineering. She is able to assist students in the following subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Developmental Math – Calculus II, Engineering, and Physics.

David

Math/Science Tutor

David is an Engineering student at Texas A & M Galveston. He is able to assist students in the following subjects: Chemistry, Developmental Math – Calculus II, Engineering, and Physics.

Enrique Math/Science Tutor

Enrique

Math/Science Tutor

Enrique is a first year student at Galveston College. He is studying to become a mechanical engineer. He is able to assist students in the following subjects: Basic Chemistry, Developmental Math – Calculus II, Physics and Spanish.

Jody

English/Writing Tutor

Jody has her Master’s Degree in Literature/Composition Pedagogy. She is able to assist students in the following subjects: English and Writing.

Joe

English/Writing Tutor

Joe has his Master’s Degree in Speech Communication. He is able to assist students in the following subjects: English, Speech, and Writing.

John

Math Tutor

John has his Juris Doctorate (JD) degree along with degrees in Economics and Music. He is able to assist students in the following subjects: Developmental Math – Precalculus, Statistics, and Economics.

Sahsa

Math Tutor

Sasha is a second year student at Galveston College. She is studying to become a computer engineer. She is able to assist students in the following subjects: Developmental Math – Calculus II, and Linear Algebra.

Additional Resources
Just need a quick answer on a grammar/mechanics issue or want some help with specific writing tasks? Check out our resources below:

Reference/Citation Guides
At some point, you may be required to write a report or research paper for one or more of your Galveston College classes. In order to avoid plagiarizing, you must ensure that you acknowledge the sources that you used in researching your topic. The links below will direct you to information about how to give appropriate credit for sources used in your research papers.

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