Upward Bound provides services to selected high school students who are potential first-generation college students and who meet specific family income guidelines. Concentrated academic services are provided on Poteau campus for six weeks each summer with periodic follow-up services provided throughout the academic year. Personal enrichment activities such as cultural events and individual tutorial services are also provided giving students a jump start to get them through high school and into postsecondary school.
The Upward Bound and UB Math/Science Programs at Carl Albert State College are funded 100% by grants from the US Department of Education in the amounts of $525,373 (Upward Bound South) and $379,935 (UB Math Science) per year. Number of participants served per year of funding: 105 (Upward Bound South); 74 (UB Math Science).
Eligible Schools: Bokoshe, Cameron, Heavener, Howe, LeFlore, Panama, Pocola, Poteau, Spiro and Wister.
Upward Bound Coordinator
Business Center – BC 805A
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Business Center – BC 805B
Secretary, UB and UBMS
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