EPFP Cohort

Eight from the RCOE Participate in the Education Policy Fellowship Program
Dec 1, 2023

Eight faculty and staff in the Reich College of Education (RCOE), including four CAP staff members, will be participating in the Education Policy Fellowship Program (EPFP): Dr.

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Taylor Kromer, adviser at Madison High School

Find Your Why
Nov 29, 2023

I grew up in a small town in rural North Carolina. My father, who was a self employed truck driver for his own father’s trucking company, passed away unexpectedly when I was 12.

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Becka Dulaney, Adviser at Franklin High School

Adviser Prospective: The Trailer Park Kid
Nov 17, 2023

I grew up as a “trailer park kid”. With that statement, many images come to mind.

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College Access Partnerships

Additional Funds Awarded to College Access Partnerships Grant Programs
Sep 14, 2022

Upward Bound and College Advising Corps recently received additional grant funding extending the duration of the programs.

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Alex Rangel

How Advising Guided Me
Sep 9, 2022

I attended the orientation for my master’s program last week.

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Dr. Tracy Smith leads an activity focused on community resilience at Cane River MS with GEAR UP students

Mapping for Resiliency
Aug 5, 2022

Last fall, Appalachian GEAR UP identified ten faculty members from colleges across the region to participate in the inaugural cohort of the Teaching For Community

Alisa Cruz-Mendez

Upward Bound Student Featured in Local Art Installation
Jun 13, 2022

Alisa Cruz-Mendez, an intern of TOSS, is a STEAM advocate based in Morganton, NC.

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College Advising Corps advisers and students in Western North Carolina.

How College Advising Corps is filling the college counselor gap and helping students prepare for life after high school
Jun 13, 2022

Lyric Larson graduated from Caldwell Early College High School last month and is headed to Western Carolina University this fall with the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation...

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CAP Student, Riley Hollars

A conversation with CAP Student, Riley Hollars
May 31, 2022

Riley Hollars, a Watauga High School rising junior shares with us some recent, valuable accomplishments and opportunities helped made possible by College Access Partnerships...

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GEAR UP students visit Appalachian State University. Campus visits resumed last month after a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic restrictions.

Campus Visits as Predictors of Postsecondary Enrollment: Implementation and Lessons Learned
May 18, 2022

By M. Corinne Smith, Ross Gosky, Jui-Teng Li, Amanda Whittington, & Kim Logan



GEAR UP Students Converge at Appalachian State STEAM Expo
May 2, 2022

On Thursday, April 28, nearly 600 GEAR UP students converged on the campus of Appal

Hannah Adcox

Upward Bound Alumni Spotlight: Hannah Adcox
May 1, 2022

Upward Bound students come from a variety of backgrounds and have faced both personal and academic challenges.

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