Upcoming Events/Reminders

2015-2016 Upward Bound Academic Workshops and Events

Fall 2015 Semester

  • Sun. September 27: Academic Workshop- Golden Circle College Fair, Hy-Vee Hall, Des Moines
  • Sat. October 17: Academic Workshop, held at Central College, Pella
    Sophomore students: Complete the ON COURSE self-evaluation, EQ Pre-test http://college.cengage.com/downing_assessment/jsp/questions1-8.jsp?customizer=pre
  • Sat. October 17: Reggie’s Sleepout @ Drake Stadium (2015-16 Student Advisory Board members are invited)
  • Fri. October 23: Large Group Campus Visit to the University of Northern Iowa and Wartburg College (grades 10-12 are invited)
  • Wed. October 30: IA-TRIO Student Leadership Conference- The University of Iowa, Iowa City (2015-2016 Student Advisory Board members, and summer 2015 Emerging Leaders and Rising Stars are invited to attend)
  • Sat. December 5: Academic Workshop, held at Central College, Pella

Spring 2016 Semester

  • TBD January 2016: Final Exam Study Sessions for North route students, Des Moines Central Library (Math & science tutors will be available)
  • TBD January 2016: Student Advisory Board Fundraiser activity at ISU basketball concessions stand
  • Sat. February 27: Academic Workshop, held at Central College, Pella (Open to senior parents- FAFSA assistance will be provided)
  • TBD April 2016: Large group Campus Visit to the University of Iowa & Mount Mercy University
  • TBD April 2016: Student Advisory Board Leadership activity and Cultural Event
  • TBD: Cultural Event & Dinner

Research Study Results

View the complete results of the Parental Outreach Efforts study conducted during the fall of 2010.