Concurrent Session #136 (Wednesday, July 23, 2014)
How can you motivate students to get involved in their on their campus and community? Come learn how today's youth are preparing for an increasing competitive and ever changing global environment through the Region One GEAR UP's efforts to develop student leaders that work with a servant's heart. Using a youth training program, Region One's GEAR UP Alumni are gaining experience and learning skills that they can apply everyday in the real world. The GEAR UP Collegiate Council (GC2) assist in promoting college access information, provide information on career options, cultivate a college-going culture and support regionally sponsored events.
Joe Castillo, GEAR UP Specialist, Region One ESC, Edinburg, TX
Beatriz Ramirez Guevara, University Student, University Of Texas Pan American, Edinburg, TX
Maria Ibarra, University Student, University Of Texas Pan American, Edinburg, TX
Yareli Iglesias, University Student, University Of Texas Brownsville, Brownsville, TX