Adult Learning and Retention - Student Success Center

Bainbridge, GA

The Student Success Center was opened at Bainbridge College in November 2010. The Center is open to all Bainbridge College Students with a focus on Adult Learners, Career and Job Development, and Tutoring Services.


The adult learner can expect to come to the Student Success Center and receive a variety of services, provided by the Adult Learning Specialist. The Adult Learning Specialist offers welcome packets, campus tours, non-traditional student orientation, and guidance for non-tradtional students beginning their college career. The Student Success Center has a computer lab, resource books for study pertaining to the Adult Learner, as well as DVD's to watch on subjects such as test anxiety, study skills, and note taking. The Adult Learning Specialist is available for new Adult Learners for registration and advisement. The Adult Learning Specialist also informs students of Prior Learning Assessment available through the College. The Adult Learning Specialist is the club advisor for the newly reformed non-traditional student club ALSO (Adult Learning Student Organization). The Success Center is also a resource for the Adult Learner to come for Career Development and tutoring services.

Expected Outcomes: 

The Adult Learning Specialist and The Student Success Center have an ongoing mission to make the transition of an adult learner returning to college a pleasant experience. The Student Success Center is a place for the Adult Learner to come for support and guidance with their specific needs.

Pamela Barnes
Adult Learning Specialist


2500 E. Shotwell St.
Bainbridge, GA 39819
United States