Building bridges to success

Galveston College Building Bridges to Success (BBS), a TRIO Student Support Services program funded by the United States Department of Education, provides intensive academic and student support services to currently enrolled students who are first generation, low-income, or disabled.


program objectives

  • To increase retention rates
  • To increase course completion rates
  • To increase graduation rates
  • To increase transfer rates
  • To provide an institutional climate to encourage student success


Meet the staff

Mary Lee Guthier, BBS Director

Amy Leuchtag, BBS Advisor

Jamelia Senegal, BBS Administrative Assistant

Contact us:

Galveston College
Attn: Building Bridges to Success, R-286
4015 Avenue Q 
Galveston, TX 77550

Main: 409-944-1296
Fax: 409-944-1502

Updated 8/31/2015 - Content Author Lgreenfield