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Tom Roberts, Upward Bound Biology Instructor

Upward Bound Celebrates 50 Years! Part Two
Jan 5, 2022

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

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Madison Armstrong, AppCAC Adviser

Collaborating Across Programs for Student Success in Swain County
Dec 10, 2021

This blog post was written by AppCAC adviser,  Madison Armstrong as part of the Adviser Perspectives series.

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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, immersive, summer STEM Program.

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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

EPFP Announces 2021-2022 Cohort
Oct 25, 2021

The Educational Policy Fellowship Program (EPFP) is a national program coordinated by the... GEAR UP

CAP Programs Collaborate During FAFSA Kickoff
Oct 7, 2021

Young Eisner Scholars (YES) Program Director, Susan Saule, contributes to today’s post by sharing how a recent FAFSA workshop provided t...

Creating Opportunities through GEAR UP Family Design Nights
Oct 4, 2021

Today’s post was written by GEAR UP Academic Innovation Specialist Jessica Stockham.

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Students Meet with Local Author
Aug 11, 2021

Swain County GEAR UP Coordinator, Taylor Dodge, takes over the blog today to tell us all about how she helped to inspire students during summer... GEAR UP

5 things High School Students can do this Summer to Sharpen Entrepreneurial Skills
May 27, 2021

Do you fancy yourself an entrepreneurial thinker?

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AppCAC adviser Phoebe Thompson Featured Nationally
May 6, 2021

AppCAC adviser Phoebe Thompson was recently featured on the national College Advising Corps social media account for her work in guiding an College Advising Corps

Burnsville Student not Letting Pandemic Obstacles Stop her from Achieving her College Dream
Apr 26, 2021

Second year Appalachian College Advising Corps Adviser Lila Sheon is helping her students at Mountain Heritage High School achieve their... College Advising Corps

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