Each August, over 40,000 students embark on a journey to the land of Hoosiers. For Tomi Lawrence, a Washington High School and Educational Talent Search alumunus, her journey consisted of nearly 400 new friends, a presidency, as well as a new sense of confidence and comfort.
The University of Notre Dame’s Talent Search and Upward Bound programs collaborated to send four male students to MAEOPP 100 Men of Excellence Conference held at the Bowling Green State University in Ohio.
In late July, the University of Notre Dame’s TRiO Programs completed a college/cultural trip to Cincinnati, Ohio. The trip, a male-only excursion, included 21 students from both TRiO Programs, Talent Search and Upward Bound. The two-day visit to Cincinnati included college tours of the University of Cincinnati and Xavier University (OH), and included a visit to the National Underground Railroad Freedom Museum.
“One of the things that I really strongly believe in is that we need to have more girls interested in math, science, and engineering. We’ve got half the population that is way underrepresented in those fields and that means that we’ve got a whole bunch of talent…not being encouraged the way they need to.”
TRiO Programs receive great news regarding funding.
The last senior final.
Upward Bound bids a final farewell to the Class of 2015.
This year, Illinois and Indiana TRIO hosted the Inaugural By-chapter Annual Educational Opportunity Program Professional Development Conference on May 18-20, 2015, at the University of Notre Dame in Notre Dame, Indiana.