About Us

Our Vision

Student Academic Success Services will become nationally recognized in higher education as a premier model for student success. By implementing best practices and research, the Student Academic Success Services staff will work collaboratively with campus partners to inform and employ the holistic model for student success: Connect, Support, Serve, Succeed.

Our Goals

The success of our students is the ultimate measure of our university. We will support excellence, expand opportunity, and celebrate student academic achievement.

  • We will promote the achievement of academic goals of all ECU students.
  • We will value the fair and equitable treatment of all students and foster an inclusive environment in which all students are welcome.
  • We will uphold academic integrity and professionalism in all student services.
  • We will work to enrich the student experience at ECU and enhance student belonging.
  • We will identify and remove barriers that impede student success.

SASS leadership team

Dr. Elizabeth Coghill
Executive Director, Student Academic Success Services
Amber Arnold
Director, Pirate Academic Success Center
Adam Denney
Director, STEPP Program
Dylan Moore
Student Success Communications Administrator
Dr. Tatum Taylor
Director, TrACE Success Program
Michelle Blount
Gear Up NC Coach