GEAR UP in the News

Since its inception in 1999, GEAR UP has improved educational outcomes for millions of low-income, minority and disadvantaged students across the ...

GEAR UP, which stands for Gaining Early Awareness & Readiness for ... Students are assisted during their first year of higher education as well, ...

Since its inception in 1999, nation-wide, GEAR UP has improved educational outcomes for millions of program participants. Many states across our ...

GEAR UP stands for Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for ... provide students an avenue to higher education,” Aranda said later of GEAR UP.

They're volunteering through GEAR UP, a community service and college ... and appreciation for service are important pieces of their education.

That's the finding of a joint study by the college-prep testing company ACT and the National Council for Community and Education Partnerships.

The study, recently released by ACT and the National Council for Community and Education Partnerships, further examines 2013 performance on the national college readiness test.

A recent report from the National Council for Community and Education Partnerships says that, among low-income students who took the ACT college-entrance exam, 95 percent said they wanted to pursue higher education, but only 59 percent of them enrolled in college right after high school. Among ACT-takers overall, 71 percent go to college right after high school.

Rowan University's Champ/Gear Up summer program isn't your stereotypical summer camp.

At Cummings High School this week, about 40 incoming freshmen are getting ready for college by getting ready for high school.

Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) is bringing motivational speaker Aric Bostic to Bullhead City to share his influence with the community.  Parents of River Valley High School and Mohave High School students are invited to hear Bostic speak at parent assembly held at 6 p.m. on Aug. 4 in the auditorium at Mohave High School.

Congressman Richard Hanna last week met with Utica GEAR UP representatives to discuss how the program supports low-income students and their families on their journey to succeed in college and beyond.

U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah (D., Pa.) touted the progress of a college preparation program he helped bring into being 15 years ago, and announced that the annual GEAR UP convention would come to Philadelphia next year.

Many low-income students have high aspirations when it comes to college. However, they often don't have the means or preparation to enroll and succeed.

DeWitt High School and Middle School students participated in the Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) two-week summer program at Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas (PCCUA) DeWitt campus from June 9-20.

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