Upward Bound conference for local high school students Nov. 17

Fresno State’s Upward Bound Program will host its November College Conference 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Nov.17, in the Music Building, Room 160. Upward Bound students from Edison, McLane, Roosevelt, Fresno, Madera and Madera South High Schools will engage in networking, career exploration, a presentation from UC Davis and an Upward Bound student panel. Students can also practice their college-level test taking skills, as well as complete college and scholarship applications. The Upward Bound Program is designed for low-income, first-generation college-bound high school students. Funded by the United States Department of Education, the program recruits freshmen and sophomores from Fresno area high schools and provides assistance through teaching and counseling. INFO: Upward Bound at 559.278.2693.

Tom Uribes

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Public Affairs Specialist, University Communications
  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Jerry-Nhiawa-Vang/555075258 Jerry Nhiawa Vang

    Go Upward Bound! Such a GREAT program!

  • http://www.facebook.com/UpwardBoundFresno Upward Bound

    Upward Bound is awesome!!! Always looking for freshman & sophomores at local high schools who are 1st generation/low- income to join!!