Upcoming Events/Reminders

2014-2015 Upward Bound Academic Workshops and Events

Fall 2014 Semester

Sun. September 28: 1st Academic Workshop- Golden Circle College Fair, Des Moines
•Wed. October 1: IA MAEOPP Student Leadership Conference- UNI, Cedar Falls (Student Advisory Board members, and summer 2014 Emerging Leaders and Rising Stars)
•Wed. October 1: Oskaloosa HS Senior College/Scholarship Application Working Session, 2:30-4:30 pm (with UB staff, Kelly)
•Wed. October 8: East HS Senior College/Scholarship Application Working Session, 1- 3:00pm (open to East & North UB students- with UB staff, Tiffany)
•Sun-Mon. October 12-13: Fall Overnight Trip- College Visits to Luther College & the University of Northern Iowa (with UB staff: Kelly/Katherine/Tiffany)
•Tues. October 21: E-B-F HS Senior College/Scholarship Application Working Session,   6:00-8:00 pm (with UB staff: Katherine; open to E-B-F & Oskaloosa UB students)
•Mon. October 27: North Route Senior College/Scholarship Application Working Session, Des Moines Central Library, 5:00-7:00pm (with UB staff, Tiffany & Katherine; open to Lincoln/East/North UB students)
•Sat. November 8: Reggie’s Sleepout @ Drake Stadium (Student Advisory Board)
•Sat. December 6: 2nd Academic Workshop, held at Central College, Pella
Sophomore students: Complete the ON COURSE self-evaluation http://college.cengage.com/downing_assessment/jsp/questions1-8.jsp?customizer=pre

Spring 2015 Semester

•Thu/Sun/Mon. Jan. 8, 11, 12: Final Exam Study Sessions for North route students, Des Moines Central Library (Math & science tutors will be available)
•Sat. January 31: Student Advisory Board Fundraiser activity at ISU basketball concessions stand
•Sat. February 21: 3rd Academic Workshop (FAFSA assistance will be provided), held at Central College, Pella
•Sat. March 28: 4th Academic Workshop, held at Central College, Pella
•April TBD: Large group Campus Visit to the University of Iowa & Cornell College
•Sat. April 11: Student Advisory Board Leadership activity and Service Project
•Sat. May 2: Cultural Event, “Lion King” & Senior Recognition Luncheon

Research Study Results

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