Meet the Academic Success Center Staff

Carolyn Kirby, Director, Academic Success Center
Basic Science 110

Carolyn Kirby has worked at BSC for 23 years. Mrs. Kirby has a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Gardner-Webb University and a Masters in Counseling and Human Development from Radford University.  She has a dedicated and passionate higher education career in promoting student success and retention.   In addition, Mrs. Kirby holds offices in various committees and organizations on BSC campus where she always works to assist students in reaching their academic milestones.
Scott Pitt

H. Scott Pitt, Educational Outreach Counselor – Academic Recovery Humanities
Basic Science 111

Scott Pitt has been with BSC for 14 years. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Studio Art from Concord University. As an Educational Outreach Counselor, Scott is passionate about creating inclusive community and networks for the participants of ASC, where they can build and create lifelong support and resources. In addition, he leads and participates in committees on BSC campus in order to promote diversity and inclusion for all students.

Helena Taylor

Helena Taylor, Educational Outreach Counselor - Math and Science
Basic Science 102

Helena Taylor is an alum of Bluefield State College and a former tutor/mentor. She graduated BSC Cum Laude with a B.S. Early/Middle Education degree with a 5-9 Mathematics Specialization. After three years of working as a public school substitute teacher, Helena joined the BSC staff as an Educational Outreach Counselor. She works closely with the peer tutors and the rest of the ASC staff to coordinate the tutoring program. In addition, she is passionate about her involvement in student body activities and events in her role as student organization advisor. She feels honored and blessed to be able to work in the same department that was instrumental in her college success.

Richelle Davis

Richelle Davis, Data Entry Clerk
Basic Science 101

Richelle Davis joined the BSC Campus in 2014.  She is a non-traditional student having attended college at a young age and returning later in life to complete her degree program. Ms. Davis graduated Cum Laude in the Bluefield State College Regents Bachelor of Arts Degree Program with Concentrations in Sociology and History. She also holds the distinction of being the first student to graduate from BSC with a Minor in African American History and Culture. Ms. Davis is also a very passionate advocate for Autism Awareness.