Isabella Buongiorno of Cheyenne, a University of Wyoming environmental and natural resources student, received training on grassroots advocacy, social media advocacy and leadership skills during the recent GEAR UP Alumni Leadership Academy (GUALA) in Washington, D.C.
The President & CEO of the National Council for Community and Education Partnerships (NCCEP) Nathan Monell announced today that the organization has named Alex Chough Vice President for Government Relations.
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.
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.
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.