Opportunity Programs


Phyllis A.H. Breland
315-859-4912 (fax)

Support Services


  • The Academic Center for Excellence (ACE), provides individual or group coaching in building study skills, assistance with coursework, time management, grammar review, and English conversation tables.
  • Academic Support Counseling is designed to support the faculty advising process, investigate curriculum choice, inform students of academic/study opportunities, as well as aid in the transition to the cultural and academic environment.
  • Financial Assistance helps toward the cost of books and travel, and provides assistance with preparing and submitting required general financial aid forms.
  • Advocacy Activities work to inform and educate the college community about HEOP/Scholars program purpose and goals, and includes lobby efforts targeted at informing legislators on critical issues confronting opportunity programming.
  • Personal Support ensures that program students are provided the critical "link to familiarity" which aids in a successful transition to Hamilton.