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TRiO Upward Bound

As a college-prep program, the purpose of TRiO Upward Bound is to:

  • Develop students' academic & professional skills
  • Motivate students to attend and complete secondary education
  • Encourage students to pursue and complete a post-secondary diploma

The Top Ten FREE Services TRiO Upward Bound offers during the school year, from September to June are:

1. Academic Advising
2. Tutoring
3. Workshops and Seminars
4. Cultural Enrichment Activities
5. SAT/ACT Preparation Classes
6. College Search Guidance and Visits
7. Financial Aid Advisement
8. Career Exploration
9. Fee Waivers for College Applications and Entrance Exams
10. Transportation to Activities

TRiO Upward Bound provides a six-week summer enrichment program at Genesee Community College.

The summer session includes:

  • Enrichment classes in math, science with a lab, composition, literature, foreign language and other electives
  • Fun field trips to various cultural and educational events
  • FREE Meals
  • FREE transportation to and from GCC and all activities
  • Stipends available for attendance and participation

To qualify for the TRiO Upward Bound program you must:

  • Have the DESIRE and POTENTIAL to attend college and SUCCEED!
  • Be a high school student from the districts of Alexander, Attica, Batavia, Letchworth, Oakfield-Alabama, Perry, or Warsaw
  • Be from a family that meets the federal income guidelines

AND/OR

  • Be from a family where the custodial parent does not have a four year college degree

For more information about the TRiO Upward Bound Program contact

Barb Sadden
TRiO Upward Bound Director
bcsadden@genesee.edu
Jamie Schultz
TRiO Upward Bound Academic Coordinator
jmschultz@genesee.edu
Andrew Gebel
TRiO Upward Bound Academic Coordinator
ajgebel@genesee.edu
Derek Payne
TRiO Upward Bound Academic Coordinator
dmpayne@genesee.edu
Becky Day
TRiO Upward Bound Administrative Coordinator
rday@genesee.edu