Success coaching (Connect2Complete) | Stark State College | North Canton, Ohio
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Success coaching (Connect2Complete)

All first-time, first-year students have a success coach.

It’s about you

your goals

Your success coach helps you design your personal academic pathway to achieve your goals at Stark State and beyond.

your life

Your success coach helps you balance school, work and home commitments and come up with a plan that includes connecting you with campus and community resources that can help.

 your success

From study strategies to classroom skills to managing stress, your success coach is ready with the tools and knowledge that will help you succeed, no matter your age.

Lori Adkins
Success Coach/Adjunct Instructor
Office: B230f (main campus)
330-494-6170 ext. 5611

Majors: Criminal justice, dietary manager, human and social services, massage therapy, medical instrument sterilization, occupational therapy assistant, police science, dietetic technician, emergency fire services, emergency medical services, health information management technician, medical assisting, medical laboratory, surgical technology, respiratory care technician, surgical technology

Ron McDonald
Success Coach
Office: B226 (main campus)
330-494-6170 ext. 4403

Majors: American sign language, sociology, biology, chemistry, communication, early childhood education, education, english, mathematics, physics, pre-medical professional, psychology, technical communications 

Brandi Walthall
Enrollment Representative
Office: A102j (SSC Akron)
330-494-6170 ext. 4602

Stephanie Flowers
Academic Advisor
Office: A113c (SSC Akron)
330-494-6170 ext. 4223

Tammi Ramos
Success Coach
Office: B226 (main campus)
330-494-6170 ext. 4710

Can’t make it to campus but still need to meet with your success coach? No problem. Schedule a virtual appointment.

You will be emailed a link before your appointment that includes a link for the virtual office.

Frequently asked questions

Need to schedule an appointment with your success coach?

Head over to Starfish via mystarkstate > academic support > Starfish button to schedule an appointment.


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