Britt's Bears

Support. Resources. Success. Community.

We’re glad you’re here!
Here at Phoenix College, we want you to succeed and we’re here to provide you with the resources you’ll need along your educational journey. Our Britt's B.E.A.R.S. (Brave, Extraordinary and Resilient Students) program offering staff committed to advocating for your success and are trained on the possible challenges you may face. Learn more about Maricopa Community College’s Foster Youth initiative here.

Contact us for more information: brittsbears@phoenixcollege.edu

Fall 2023 Upcoming Events

Join in the fun at any or all of the free events during the Fall 2023 semester!

            

Britt’s BEARS Kick Off Lunch
Join us for a delicious lunch and mingle with program staff, fellow students and our college president, Dr. Kimberly Britt.

Date: 9/13/2023
Time: 12-1:30 pm
Location: Hacienda Room F121

A Night at the Theatre
Grab a friend and enjoy an engaging theatrical performance by fellow PC students! Play: “Exit, Pursued by a Bear”, by Lauren Gunderson

Date/Times:
11/16/23, 7:30pm
11/18/2023, 7:30pm
11/19/2023, 2:00pm

Locations: John Paul Theatre, T Building

*Ticket required for entrance. Email brittsbears@phoenixcollege.edu for code to reserve free tickets.

Friendsgiving Feast (Hosted by PC Student Life)
Join fellow PC students in a hearty meal to celebrate all that we are thankful for.

Date: 11/21/2023
Time: 11 am -1 pm
Location: Student Union SU

Fiesta Bowl Parade Viewing
Let’s get together and watch the 2-mile parade take its traditional march through Central Phoenix!

Date: 12/16/2023
Time: 10 am - 2 pm
Location: TBD (meet up spot forthcoming)

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Our Champions and Coaches can help you with: 

  • Admissions and registration
  • Enrolling in and paying for classes
  • Building your class schedule
  • Health and well-being
  • Employment, housing, and financial resources
  • Career preparation and mentorship
  • And much more …
     

We are here to support you!

Britt's B.E.A.R.S. Champions

Brenda StarK

Admissions & Records

Brenda Starck
602-285-7503
brenda.starck@phoenixcollege.edu

Brenda can help with:

  • Admissions and application
  • High school transcripts
  • Residency
  • Identity verification

 

Jimmy Berlin

Advisement

Jimmy Berlin
602-285-7789
jimmy.berlin@phoenixcollege.edu

Jimmy can help with:

  • Selecting a degree program
  • Placement testing
  • Enrolling in classes
  • High school transcripts
  • Transfer credits
Fred Amador

Counseling

Fred Amador MC
602-285-7392
fred.amador@phoenixcollege.edu

Fred can help with:

  • Stress management
  • Emotional support
  • Succeeding in classes
  • Career management
  • Emergency funds

 

Julie Plombon

Career Services

Julie Plombon
602-285-7422
julie.plombon@phoenixcollege.edu

Julie can help with:

  • Finding a good career fit for you
  • Employment while in school
  • Career Preparation
  • Resume writing support
Deborah

Enrollment Services

Deborah Roseke
602-285-7132
deborah.roseke@phoenixcollege.edu

Deborah can help with:

  • Enrollment
  • High School Transcripts
  • Residency
  • Identity Verification
Carrie Armsby

Student Business Services

Carrie Armsby
602-285-7806
carrie.armsby@phoenixcollege.edu

Carrie can help with:

  • Paying your tuition and fees
  • Setting up a payment plan
  • Refund requests
Lisa Stow

Disability Resources Services

Lisa Stow
602-285-7472
lisa.stow@phoenixcollege.edu

Lisa can help with:

  • Applying for accommodations
  • Submitting documentation
  • Scheduling an appointment with DRS
Dolly Aguirre

Financial Aid

Dolly Aguirre
602-285-7406
dolly.aguirre@phoenixcollege.edu

Dolly can help with:

  • Completing your FAFSA
  • Financial aid disbursements
  • Scholarships
  • Textbook advances
Diana Martinez

Student Life

Diana Martinez
602-285-7821
dr.martinez@phoenixcollege.edu

Diana can help with:

  • Getting involved on campus
  • Student clubs
  • Student government
  • Student events and activities
Michael Matos

Student Services

Michael Matos
602-285-7618
michael.matos@phoenixcollege.edu

Matos can help with:

  • Admissions and enrollment
  • New student orientation
  • Community youth programs
Cindy Ramos

Student Affairs

Cindy Ramos
602-285-7404
cynthia.ramos@phoenixcollege.edu

Dean Ramos can help with:

  • Admissions and enrollment
  • Financial aid
  • Student conduct
  • Student complaints or grievances
Sam Crandall

Tutoring

Sam Crandall
602-285-7476
samantha.crandall
@phoenixcollege.edu

Dr. Crandall can help with:

  • Succeeding in classes
  • Assignment support
  • English as a second language 
  • Writing lab