Stephen F. Austin State University

Meet the Staff

Our Mission

The Student Success Center supports undergraduate students by optimizing campus resources through innovative and intentional programs, which empowers students to attain academic success and persist toward graduation and beyond.

Who We Are

The Student Success Center promotes the success of all students through our programs and services by providing support and resources for students during their college experience here at SFA.

• Academic Advising for Undeclared, Dual Credit, and Exploring Students

• Texas Success Initiative (TSI) for college readiness

• Jacks PASS Summer Alternative Admissions Program

• SSC Peer Mentoring Program

• Generation Jacks

• Smith Hutson Scholarship Program

• Buddy Low Scholarship Program

To learn more about each of the SSC programs and services, please use the links to the left.

Meet the Student Success Center Team!

Raquel Skidmore
Raquel Skidmore - Interim Director Educational Background: Stephen F. Austin State University: Master of Arts in Student Affairs and Higher Education;The University of Oklahoma: Bachelor of Business Administration Office: Steen Library, 203 L Phone: 936.468.6232
Kate Childress
Kate Childress - Student Success Coordinator & Academic Advisor Educational Background: Stephen F. Austin State University: Master of Arts in Student Affairs and Higher Education; Bachelor of Science in Psychology Office: Steen Library, 203 K Phone: 936.468.3809
Programs: GenJacks Coordinator, Smith-Hutson Scholarship Coordinator, & Undeclared/ Exploratory Student Advising
Tricia Lance
Tricia Lance - TSI Coordinator & Academic Advisor Educational Background: Stephen F. Austin State University: Bachelor of Arts in English with Teaching Certification Office: Steen Library, 203 D Phone: 936.468.5803
Programs: Texas Success Initiative (TSI) Coordinator & Undeclared/ Exploratory Student Advising
Shannon Morrison
Shannon Morrison - Student Success Coordinator & Academic Advisor Educational Background: Stephen F. Austin State University: Bachelor of Science in Food and Nutrition Office: Steen Library, 203 E Phone: 936.468.5804
Programs: Peer Mentor Coordinator, Jacks PASS (Pathway to Accelerated Student Success) Coordinator, & Undeclared/Exploratory Student Advising

Kristina Sage
Kristina Sage - Administrative Assistant Office: Steen Library, 203 C Phone: 936.468.5803