The Office of Academic Success actively works to assist students who may be experiencing difficulties in achieving success at King’s College. Our priority is to holistically support our students, while empowering parents and families to work through barriers with their students. Our office provides support through: 

  • Academic Advisement 
  • Academic Skills Center 
  • Achievement Plus 
  • First Generation Monarchs 
  • McGowan Hispanic Outreach Center 

Our Mission 

The Office of Academic Success collaborates with campus constituencies to develop innovative, data driven approaches that improve student success, retention, persistence, and completion, while celebrating the individuality, fostering the well-being, and promoting the inclusivity of all students.   

A Message from the Associate Vice President for Academic Success

“Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.” – Malcolm X 

Helping students succeed is serious business. Granting access, especially to underserved students, is critical to our work and invaluable for the success of our students. Ensuring their dream of graduation occurs is our number one priority. Our students along with their parents and families become a part of the King’s College Monarchs family the moment they begin their academic career with us. This includes our traditional, non-traditional/adult learner, transfer, international, and commuter students. There is a place for everyone at King’s College.  

Academic Success staff are professionals who provide support and guidance to help students, parents, and families navigate the college process. Your voice and experience at our campus matters. Our dedicated team will partner with you every step of the way. Preparation is key; contact us today, so your tomorrow is better.  


Portrait photo of Rochelle Plummer in professional attire.

Rochelle D. Plummer, M.S., M.A.
Associate Vice President for Academic Success
(570) 208-8411

Meet Our Retention Specialist

King’s College is committed to your success, which is why our Retention Specialist works with students to achieve success through coaching and providing guidance and support; developing programs for special populations (e.g., first-year, sophomores, first-gen); creating success/action plans for students; partnering with other college departments to provide guidance to students; and participating in call campaigns to students, including calls, texts, and mail.

Portrait photo of Matthew Havrilla in professional attire.

Matthew Havrilla
Retention Specialist
(570) 208-6069

How Are We Doing?

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