Student Support Services Staff and Contact Info
Student Support Services
Student Union Building - Room 215
201 West University
Odessa, Texas 79764
Fall Office Hours: Monday thru Thursday
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Fridays 8:00 am-1:00 pm
Room SUB 215-A (432)335-6868
~ Rios Waddleton
Room SUB 218 (432)335-6576
Waddleton came to SSS from Permian High School where he served as
assistant principal and prior to that, he was an assistant principal at
AIM High School. Rios received his Bachelors in Drama Education from the
University of Texas in Austin and is certified in secondary education.
He holds a Masters in Educational Counseling and Educational Leadership
from Sul Ross University. Rios is married to Kathy and resides in
Midland, Texas. They have two step kids and grandchildren. They also
have two cats, Frenchie and Argo plus two dogs, Lulu and Oliver. Rios is
pursuing his State Professional Counselor License and would like to
continue to work in the counseling field to gain experience and later go
into a private practice.
Room SUB 220 (432)335-6314
Sagrario Porras is the new SSS Academic Specialist. She served as
Advisor for the Educational Opportunity Center for three years. Sagrario
came to Odessa College in 1998 where she started in the Testing Center
as a part-time testing clerk and later became one of the administrative
assistants. She is married to Paul Porras, the Culinary Arts Instructor.
They have three cats, Sebastian, Marc Anthony, and Zoe. She received her
Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from The University of Texas of the Permian Basin.
Room SUB 215 / (432)335-6476
Stephanie Barrientes joined the SSS staff December 3, 2007. Stephanie moved to Odessa, Texas in 1995 from Lovington, New Mexico where she was born and raised. She graduated from Permian High School in 1998. She graduated from Odessa College with an Associates degree in Drug and Alcohol Abuse Counseling. She received her Bachelor degree in Sociology from Texas Tech in May 2006. During her time at Odessa
College she was active in both Student Government and Student Support Services.