Upcoming Events/Reminders

2016-2017 Upward Bound Academic Workshops and Events

Additional Events will be added throughout the Academic Year

Fall 2016 Semester

  • Sun. September 25: Not a specific UB-sponsored event, but students & parents are encouraged to attend the Golden Circle College Fair, Hy-Vee Hall, Des Moines
  • Sat. October 1: Academic Workshop, held at Central College, Pella
  • Thurs. October 13: Iowa TRIO Student Leadership Conference, held at Central College, Pella (2016-17 Student Advisory Board members, and summer 2016 Emerging Leaders and Rising Stars are invited to attend)
  • Tues. October 25: An Evening with Adam Carroll, held at Central College, Pella (Senior students & parents are invited to attend)
  • Sat. November 5: Academic Workshop, held at Central College, Pella
  • Sat. December 3: Academic Workshop, held at Central College, Pella

Spring 2017 Semester

  • Sat. February 25: Academic Workshop, held at Central College, Pella
    • THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO BAD WEATHER!
    • It will be re-scheduled for Sat. March 4. Same times/activities will apply.
  • Sat. March 4: Academic Workshop, held at Central College, Pella
    • Due to bad weather resulting in the cancellation of the Feb. 25 workshop, we will hold a new event on Sat. March 4.
    • All transportation times and activities will be the same as stated for Feb. 25.

Research Study Results

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