Foundations for Student Success

Contact Us

Lorane Barrera

Interim Director (Jan-May 2023): Foundations for Student Success
College Student Educational Services
Office: LB 11 - Room: LB171
P. 480-461-7698 | F. 480-844-3313
lorane.barrera@mesacc.edu
http://www.mesacc.edu/fss

Melissa Carpenter

Director: Foundations for Student Success
College Student Educational Services
Office: LB 11 - Room: LB171
P. 480-461-7698 | F. 480-844-3313
lorane.barrera@mesacc.edu
http://www.mesacc.edu/fss

Dr. Ashley Armour

Program Analyst: First Year Experience Program, Foundations for Student Success
Office: LB 174 - Library - 1st Floor
P. 480-461-7939
ashley.armour@mesacc.edu

Marci Ferrell

Administrative Specialist Sr., Foundations for Student Success
Office: LB B - Library - 1st Floor
P. 480-461-7667
marci.ferrell@mesacc.edu

What Students Say

"Thank-you for all your support and encouragement. I have truly enjoyed and learned so much from the workshops - best time I've spent outside of the classroom."
— Vickie

Locations

Southern & Dobson

Building: LB 11
P: 480-461-7667

Summer Hours: Monday - Thursday from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm

Fall Hours: Monday - Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Red Mountain

Building: RDM-W, First Floor
P: 480-654-7735

The Foundations for Student Success serves the academic needs of multiple student groups such as:

  • New to college
  • Enrolled in foundational courses in English, math, or reading
  • First generation
  • Returning adults
  • STEM majors

These students can take advantage of the following services and programs designed to help them find success throughout their time at MCC:

  • Academic Preparation Boot Camps
  • Course Placement Navigation
  • First Year Experience Program
  • Student Success Strategy Instruction