The Bridge

The Bridge: Academic Support Community

Academic Support Community

Northwest Campus

  • Do you want to find your way through TCC with other students like you?
  • Do you want to build study skills so you can get a degree?

    If so, The Bridge is for you!

The Bridge is a new program designed to support you academically and socially so you can move from developmental education to college-level courses.

We want to help you earn an associate degree or program certificate in 3 years or less.

 

Who is eligible for The Bridge?

  • African American students who:
    • Test into Developmental Education on the TSI Assessment
    • Are first generation college students
    • Are Pell Grant eligible
  • Non-native English speakers who:
    • Test into Developmental Education on the TSI Assessment
    • Show financial need
  • Students on academic probation

 

How can The Bridge help me?

You will:

  • Connect with other students who come from similar backgrounds
  • Learn how to be successful in college and in your life after college
  • Connect with professors, universities and jobs

 

How does The Bridge work?

Summer Bridge

You will learn skills you need to be successful by taking two courses during the summer:

You will get free tutoring and mentoring.

Support Communities

Starting in the fall, you will take the classes you need for your choice of certificate or degree.

You will still get free tutoring and mentoring. Also, you will participate in workshops and activities designed to help you succeed.

You will be a part of the support community until you complete your certificate or degree as long as you are in good standing and progressing towards it.

For more details: The Bridge Academic Support Community (PDF will open in a new window)

 

Where do I begin?

Fill out and submit a Student Interest Form (PDF will open in a new window)
Or
Contact us for more information

Tia Cole, Coordinator of The Bridge
817-515-7310
tia.cole@tccd.edu

Talisha Simpson, The Bridge Program Assistant
817-515-7739
talisha.simpson@tccd.edu

 

How do I become a part of The Bridge?

Fill out and submit The Bridge Application Form (PDF will open in a new window)

Applications are continuously accepted.

 

Contact

Northwest Campus
Tia Cole, Instructor of English and Coordinator of The Bridge
817-515-7310
tia.cole@tccd.edu

Talisha Simpson, The Bridge Program Assistant
817-515-7739
talisha.simpson@tccd.edu

 

 

Updated April 17, 2014

 

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