GEAR UP Alumni Leader, Amanda Haynes, from the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) GEAR UP program was recently interviewed and highlighted in the Chronicle of Higher Education. She shared how her passion for science and engineering was sparked and sustained through GEAR UP activities. She is a senior at the UTEP and is majoring in mechanical engineering. The article highlighted how GEAR UP helped students like Amanda, and the detrimental effect a federal cut to GEAR UP paired with increased border wall funding could have in her community.
Source: Chronicle of Higher Education