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An Upwardly Bound trajectory
July 26, 2013 • By John Trent
Freshman 'Wowie' Gapuz, thanks to Upward Bound, is ready to get his college career rolling.
Engineering camp reaches out to first-generation college students
July 16, 2013 • By Kirstin Swagman
The new camp aims to increase the number of minority, low-income and first-generation college students who pursue engineering.
University director of TRiO Services receives regional recognition
May 14, 2013 • By Abbie Walker
Rita Escher awarded the Service Award at the 2013 Western Association of Educational Opportunity Personnel Conference.
Campus Profiles: Meet Jafeth Sanchez
December 14, 2012 • By Tovah Goodman
Jafeth Sanchez is the research assistant professor with the College of Education.
Campus Profiles: Meet Ellen Houston
November 13, 2012 • By Tovah Goodman
Ellen Houston is the new director of the Upward Bound Programs.
Reno student wins Horatio Alger Association Scholarship
May 7, 2012 • By Misha Ray
As the only Northern Nevada recipient of the scholarship, Ryan Hopkins from Spanish Springs High School plans to attend the University
Local Upward Bound student recognized with Scholarship
March 7, 2011 • Staff Report
On the morning of Monday, February 28, 2011, Federico Urbano Munoz boarded a plane at the Reno/Tahoe International Airport bound for Las Vegas. Federico was honored that day at the 33rd Annual WESTOP (Western Association of Educational Opportunity Personnel) Conference as the recipient of the Peggy J. Whitehead Scholarship.
Upward Bound student looks forward to college career
July 6, 2009 • By Skyler Dillon
Upward Bound and ASCENT student Michael Snider earned $70,000 in scholarship money and attributes much of his success to his program counselors.