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Federally Funded

The three Upward Bound Programs are federally funded operating on an annual budget of $884,865. Our three grants allows us to serve 186 participants annually.

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Upward Bound

Phone(775) 784-4978
Fax(775) 784-6254
Location Edmund J. Cain Hall
Address 1664 N. Virginia Street
Reno,  NV  89557-0062

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Upward Bound Staff

Administrative Staff:

Ellen Houston, Upward Bound Director

Maria Sandra Jimenez, Upward Bound Assistant Director

Ellen Murphy, Administrative Assistant IV

Randy Khong, Tutoring Coordinator 

Northwest Grant:

Monica Conlan, Northwest Grant Counselor/Coordinator

Michelle Abad, Northwest Grant Graduate Assistant 

Truckee Grant:

Jennifer Lau, Truckee Grant Counselor/Coordinator

Lucy Ross,  Truckee Grant Assistant/Master of Social Work Intern

Washoe Grant:

Eric Cornejo, Washoe Grant Counselor/Coordinator

Jerad Pettaway,  Washoe Grant Graduate Assistant

Contact Information for Upward Bound


(775) 784-4978


(775) 784-6254



Edmund J. Cain Hall  #203


1664 N. Virginia Street

Reno,  NV  89557-0062

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University of Nevada, Reno
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Reno,  NV  89557-

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