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  • TRIO Programs Upward Bound and STEMsub Team Up to Support Washington Students

    June 13, 2022

    By Helen Chyz | Academic Advisor | UW Math Science Upward Bound (STEMsub) 69 high school seniors from the University of Washington Upward Bound (UB) and Math Science Upward Bound (STEMsub) programs will be attending the UW Seattle campus this fall, and they have already had the chance to meet to their future advisors in UW Student Support Services (SSS).…

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  • Upward Bound Student Web Magazine

    August 30, 2012

    University of Washington

    See the student-generated web magazine from Upward Bound’s Summer 2012 program.

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  • Upward Bound Summer Academy Prepares Students for College

    July 31, 2012

    Upward Bound students at UW Pack Forest

    The desire to attend college isn’t necessarily a reality for all high school students, especially those from low-income backgrounds who may also be the first in their families to pursue higher education. Thanks to the Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity’s Upward Bound program, that mindset is changing for nearly 80 students from Seattle’s Franklin and Cleveland High Schools.

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  • Upward Bound 2012 Summer Academy Gallery

    July 30, 2012

    Upward Bound Summer Academy

    Photos by Erin Rowley and Yoshiko Ueda

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  • Gallardo Named President-Elect of the Northwest Association of Special Programs

    October 21, 2011

    Gallardo Named President-Elect of the Northwest Association of Special Programs

    Dr. Gabriel E. Gallardo, associate vice president for Student Services and Academic Support Programs with the University of Washington’s Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity, has been elected to serve as president-elect of the Northwest Association of Special Programs (NASP).

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  • Promo Video about Upward Bound

    January 21, 2011

    Upward Bound is a college preparation program for first generation and low-income students. With the passage of the Higher Education Act of 1965, the federal government made a major commitment to assure, in the words of President Johnson that "a high school senior can apply to any college or any university in any of the 50 States and not be…

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