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UB Scholars dye discs for disc golf.

Upward Bound Disc Golf Exploration
Oct 10, 2023

“My hope was that this would be an experience that they bring back home with them to encourage them to get outside and be active while playing a new activity.” Thank you to Upward Boun

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Third Place Team Members- Brandon Cabrera, Lucero Escobar, Syla Ervin, Chase Miller,Raffell Vasquez-Gutierrez, Noelia Sanchez, and Coach Megan Helton

TRIO Scholars Bowl 2023
Mar 31, 2023

Congratulations to the Appalachian State Upward Bound Scholars' Bowl teams that participated the in the NC TRIO State Student Initiative Competition earlier this month at NC State Univer

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Joan and Jared meet during Upward Bound Summer Program

Upward Bound Lighting the Way
Mar 21, 2023

Upward Bound is doing good things, not only for the students they serve, but for families and the High Country Community as a whole. 

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Upward Bound STEM project

Upward Bound Student Participates in STEM Program & Meets with NC Governor
Dec 10, 2021

Upward Bound senior at Avery County High School, August Mendez, recently participated in a nationally recognized, regional,

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Kathleen Harb

Upward Bound Celebrates 50 Years! Part One
Nov 11, 2021

In this series, we will spotlight Upward Bound students, staff, and partners as we celebrate 50 years of the program at Appalachian State... Upward Bound

Gilberto Ramirez

Upward Bound Alumni Spotlight: Gilberto Ramirez
Oct 26, 2017

Math has always been a piece of cake for Gilberto Ramirez, a freshman at Appalachian State University studying actuarial science.

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Abigail Luna

Upward Bound Alumni Spotlight: Abigail Luna
Oct 12, 2017

As she grew up, college was always a topic of conversation in Abigail Luna's house.

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