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Department of Education that strives to serve low income high school students and prepare them for postsecondary education at no cost, Moreno said.
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However, the resources don't stop at high school, Upward Bound supports students throughout their college career with computer labs, academic advising, and counseling to ensure they are on a path to graduation. Up to half of the program's high school graduates go to Chico State and the majority of those who attend work for and give back to Upward Bound.
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Upward Bound provides academic tutoring, college information, campus visits, and help with financial aid and college applications. It also runs a six week summer residential program Nike Huarache Black And White On Feet
take college preparation classes taught by high school teachers and college professors at Chico State. The students live in residence halls and dine at Sutter Hall during the six week program. Along with classes, the students are given the opportunity to gain work experience by volunteering on campus and with downtown entities.
"I would love coming to the program, and I would hate leaving every summer, that Nike Huarache Brown Suede was where I met my best friends," said Michael Lang Perry, psychology major and Upward Bound alumnus.
"I love the idea that knowledge speaks some sort of volume of power, and I wish that I could reduce some stigma about first generation college students," said Kendall Enns, English education major and Upward Bound alumna.
Currently, one of the four grants focus mainly on math and science in pursuit of post secondary degrees and careers in the STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). Chico State was one of 113 campuses granted an Upward Bound Math Science Program grant, which will be incorporated into the program's classes this summer.
Chico State's Upward Bound program serves a diverse population. For some of these students, especially young women, one hurdle to attending college is gaining permission from their parents. Upward Bound aims to educate and help families understand the process of college since many are first generation college students.
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"Our current Chico State students that are alumni of the program serve as role models for our current kids," Moreno said.
Moreno said that the success of Upward Bound relies on the success of students, specifically students who graduate from college.
The program is growing rapidly. From 50 students, one grant, and a temporary building on the corner of campus, Upward Bound has expanded to the third floor of the Student Services Center and now serves 340 students with four grants, Moreno said.
These grants are competed for nationwide. There are 900 Upward Bound programs throughout the country. Chico State has housed its program since 1966, making it the longest running grant funded on campus.
The examples alumni set inspire new Upward Bound students to aim high regardless of their backgrounds.
However, the grants that fund Upward Bound are not easy to come by.
that serves 240 students from 18 different high schools in the North State.
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