UPDATE: Fall Semester 2019 Information

We Are Excited!

Fall Semester 2019 is here!!!

We had a blast this summer.  New classes, activities and field trips were rolled out.  Our College & STEM Tour was a HUGE success. 

As we prepare for the Fall semester 2019 and beyond, we are expecting FULL PARTICIPATION of all students AND STRONG SUPPORT of our parents. 

Please help us make this endeavor a very successful one. 

Please be aware that Program Advisors are in their schools now to assist you.  In the next few weeks, a mandatory Student and Parent meeting will be scheduled.  Email notifications with date, time and location will be sent soon.

We are passionate about what we do in TRiO.  We are here to help with your academic, college and career goals. Take advantage of these life-changing opportunities others wished they had. 

Upward Bound Programs: PASS, JPUB and REACH will offer Saturday sessions in mid/late- September 2019 through May 2020.

Please plan to join us!

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Summer is here!

Upward Bound Summer Program 2018

Dates: June 4 – July 12

Times: Monday-Thursday: 8:30am – 2:00pm

             Friday: 8:30am – 12:30pm

*Breakfast will take place in the UC from 8:30-8:50am prior to class each morning*

Location: UNO Education Building

Transportation: Buses will be provided to/from UNO each day. Click here for info.

Field Trips and Special Events

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Most days we will have academic classes in the mornings and college and career readiness activities after lunch. On Thursdays we will go on field trips. Please make sure that all students and parents are signed up for Remind texts as we will be communicating with you regularly during the summer. Click here to sign up.

As always, feel free to contact program advisors Robin, John, and Emma and associate directors Stephanie and Laurie if you have any questions.

New Orleans Museum of Art

We had a great time visiting NOMA with some of our seniors last week. We loved the special exhibits, especially A Queen Within: Adorned Archetypes

After touring the museum we walked around the sculpture garden and ate lunch in City Park. It turned out to be a gorgeous day!

Did you know that NOMA admission is FREE for Louisiana residents on Wednesdays and free EVERY DAY for teenagers?! Go check it out and let us know what you think!

Art Day: Hat Making with Peri Levine

WOW look at these amazing hats! We had a blast creating art and fashion with you all last weekend. And a big thank you to Peri Levine (pictured in center) for teaching us about your designs. For anyone who missed it, Peri started her own business selling her hats in high school, and went on to receive a full-ride scholarship to Tulane. Looking forward to more hat making in the near future!

Happy Holidays!

We had a great time celebrating the end of fall semester and 2017 with you all on Saturday. You are all STARS!

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Enjoy your break and make some time to be productive! Here’s a good place to start for all you seniors (and juniors!) looking for scholarships: 10 Sites to Kick Off Your Scholarship Search

And if you’re looking to improve your ACT score: 7 FREE Resources for ACT/ SAT Test Prep

 

Wishing everyone a joyous, peaceful, and rejuvenating holiday season!