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Student Success

Student Success Center

The Student Success Center (SSC) is committed to the Fletcher mission to prepare individuals for employment, career advancement and lifelong learning by providing a physical and virtual place on campus to assist students in seeking excellence in all facets of life, identifying and addressing areas of growth, and providing resources and tools to encourage development in all areas of personal and academic success.

Located in the Atrium area of the Schriever Campus, the SSC houses accommodated testing, advising, counseling, testing and tutoring services for all Fletcher students. Its focus is assisting students to successfully meet their academic goals while preparing them for transfer or the workforce.

SUCCESS COACHES

The SSC houses three Success Coaches and the Director of Retention Services who all assist students with the following regarding their academic journey:

  • Academic advising
  • Counseling
  • Exploring
  • Managing
  • Planning
  • Registering
  • Testing
  • Transferring

The Success Coaches are impassioned, well-trained, knowledgeable professionals who are eager to assist students in whatever academic and/or career path they choose. The team does so via face-to-face walk-in visits and appointments, email, and phone meeting students’ needs in whatever manner necessary. Approximately 3 weeks into each semester, students are assigned a Success Coach or Faculty Advisor. Appointments with Success Coaches can be made through ACCUDEMIA except at designated Advising and Registration times during which all students are seen on a walk-in basis. Appointments can be booked from any computer or mobile device using ACCUDEMIA. Go to www.fletcher.edu/Falconnet/ and click on ACCUDEMIA.

Video chat on Cranium Cafe with Briana Juneau

Advises the following programs: Cardiopulmonary, Medical Laboratory Technical, Pre-Nursing, Surgical Technologies

 

 

Video chat on Cranium Cafe with Andrea Randolph

Advises the following programs: Child Care and Development (First Semester), General Studies, LA Transfer

 

 

Video chat on Cranium Cafe with Carly Clark

Advises the following programs: Accounting, Business, Criminal Justice, Drafting and Design, Integrated Production Technologies, Office Systems, Technical Programs (First Semester)

 

 

COUNSELING

A caring Licensed Professional Counselor is available for students, faculty and staff of the college. Students can make an appointment for counseling by visiting the Student Success Center or emailing angie.pellegrin@fletcher.edu.

Reasons to make an appointment:

  • Anxiety
  • Career Choice
  • Time Management
  • Depression
  • Test Anxiety
  • Relationship Issues

DISABILITY SERVICES

Students needing accommodations are treated with the utmost respect and confidentiality.  To assure services are in place in a timely manner, students should bring in documentation of their disability to the Student Success Center during the first week of school are any time thereafter.  Online or off campus students can email their paperwork to Briana.Juneau@fletcher.edu.

The following services are provided:

  • Extended time on quizzes and exams
  • Recorded lectures
  • Calculators use
  • Notes provided
  • Preferential seating
  • Reader/Scribe
  • Distraction free testing area

TESTING

The Fletcher Technical Community College Testing Center is the home of a comprehensive testing and assessment center designed to meet the needs of our students, community members, and business affiliates throughout the region.  The Testing Center is located in Room 127-A at 1407 Highway 311, Schriever, LA  70395.

Fletcher Technical Community College offers the following testing opportunities:

  • Accommodated Testing – Fletcher Students with Disabilities
  • Accuplacer
  • Accuplacer ATB
  • National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)
  • Certiport
    • Microsoft Office Specialist
    • AutoCAD
  • Health Education Systems, Inc., Admission Assessment (HESI-A2)
  • HiSET
  • Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors
  • National Board of Surgical Technology & Surgical Assisting
  • National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS)
  • ParaPro Assessment
  • Proctoring Services
  • Psychological Services Bureau (PSB)
  • WorkKeys

For more information, please visit the Testing page.

FRESHMAN STUDIES

Fletcher offers a freshman studies courses (CLCR 1001) for first-time freshmen. This course is designed to provide freshmen with the skills necessary for their preparation in the transition to college courses. This course also provides students with an opportunity to cultivate the skills, values, and attitudes necessary to become confident, capable students to enrich them academically, personally, and professionally.