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  • TRIO Upward Bound
  • TRIO Upward Bound Program Activities and Services

    Year Round Activities/Services

    • Academic and career planning (ICAP)

    • Providing assistance in the completion of Rigorous Secondary School Program of Study such as: AP, IB, Honors and Early College

    • Academic Advising for all Upward Bound participants

    • College and University campus tours- Familiarize participants with the colleges in Colorado and New Mexico (UNM & Highlands)

    • Junior Board Member Mentor Program for Juniors and Seniors- Summer paid internship, work experience, and community service opportunities

    • Cultural Enrichment Activities- Social and educational activities

    • Community Service Projects- Enhancing students civic responsibility and providing hands-on community awareness experience

    • Fundraising for Senior Trip

    • Stipends- Performance based incentive for participating in year round Upward Bound activities

    School Year Activities/Services

    • Individual and group tutoring- Assist participants with academic goals as well as ensuring high school and college graduation

    • Monday night workshops- Consist of college preparation such as financial literacy, study skills, time management, test taking strategies, essay, resume, interviewing, and cover letter writing, etc.

    Summer Activities/Services

    • Summer STEM Career Academy for Sophomores and Juniors- Hands-on learning in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

    • Leadership Academy – Residential summer program off site for incoming seniors offering leadership and teambuilding activities and assistance in preparing for college admissions, financial aid and scholarship applications

    • Senior Trip- A study abroad cultural experience for high school graduates

    • Annual Awards Banquet- Event serves as a culmination of the entire year’s activities, designed to recognize accomplishments of program participants in areas such as academics, leadership, and participation