ACT 101 | Westmoreland County Community College, Youngwood, Pennsylvania

ACT 101 at Westmoreland County Community College

The Higher Education Equal Opportunity Program ACT 101, established by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in 1971, authorized the establishment of programs at Pennsylvania’s colleges and universities to assist students whose records might indicate they need a little extra help at first to succeed in college. 

The ACT 101 program at Westmoreland provides counseling, tutoring, cultural trips and other services for students seeking a college education. 

The Westmoreland County Community College ACT 101 Program is located in the Student Achievement Center, Room 360 A at the Youngwood campus.

Who Qualifies?

  • Currently enrolled  full-time or part-time 
  • Academically at-risk at the point of admission (e.g., low high school GPA, low SAT or ACT score, placement into a remedial course, GED recipient, or ESL status)
  • Economically disadvantaged with an annual family income equal to or less than 200 percent of the federal poverty income guidelines established by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Maintains primary residence in Pennsylvania

Meet the Staff

Kelly Baluh

Kelly Baluh

ACT 101 Counselor/Director

M.A., Community Counseling - Indiana University of Pennsylvania

B.A., Psychology - Point Park University

Certification, Secondary School Counseling


How to Apply