Students outside O'Shaughnessy Hall

TRiO Newswire

Upward Bound Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Upward Bound, the country’s first federal program to prepare low-income students for college, is celebrating 50 years of helping high school students go from poverty to the middle class through higher education. Among the millions of alumni who got their start through the program are two-time Oscar nominee Viola Davis; best-selling author Wil Haygood; ABC Primetime host John Quinones; GE Asset Management President and CEO Dmitri Stockton, Democratic National Committee Vice-Chairwoman Donna Brazile, and a varied list of astronauts, judges, scientists, politicians, actors, musicians, scholars, inventors, and entrepreneurs.

 

FR. TED'S 10K A Success

More than 300 students, staff, campus and community participants came out to support TRiO at FR. TED'S 10K on campus Sunday April 27, 2014.

Thank you to all runners, walkers, volunteers, and sponsors who supported this fundraising event! All funds support scholarships for high school seniors in TRiO Upward Bound.…

Upcoming Events

Upward Bound Hayride at Bendix Park

October 18, 2014

Hayrides, campfire for roasting marshmellows, and socializing with fellow UB students.  …

Upward Bound Senior College Visits

October 24, 2014

A select group of Upward Bound seniors will visit Indiana State University, Indiana University Bloomington, and Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis.  The final sweep as they make their decisions on their college choice.

So proud of all the seniors!…