More GEAR UP in 2014 header image
The U.S. Department of Education has awarded Oregon GEAR UP $2.6 million a year for seven years in order to continue college readiness initiatives in low-income middle and high schools.
Promising Practice: Building Community and Connections header image
North Douglas High School held a kickoff event for students, parents, staff and community members in order to share information and form a network of support.
Success Story: Ian Robins header image
A graduate of McMinnville High School, Ian Robins is a senior and student body president at Whitworth University.
Student Leadership Event 2014 header image
GEAR UP students participated in 3 days of leadership and team-building activities at the University of Oregon.
"Adopt-A-College Student" Expands to GEAR UP Schools header image
In partnership with Oregon State University's Office of Precollege Programs, college students will virtually connect with Oregon GEAR UP classrooms providing mentoring support and a bridge to postsecondary education.
GEAR UP students spent a week at Oregon State University doing hands-on activities, bonding with college mentors, and learning how to be a successful college student.
Herald and News: Chiloquin High To Start FM Radio Station header image
Chiloquin High School is getting ready to launch their local radio station which will feature student programming and events.
Promising Practice: Alumni Care Packages header image
Hermiston High School students keep alumni in college motivated by sending care packages with sweet treats and encouraging notes. Learn about other ways to help support college students, too!
Success Story: Daniel Luviano header image
A graduate of Woodburn High School, Daniel Luviano is studying Sociology at Oregon State University.
Promising Practice: March Madness header image
March Madness isn't just about basketball at Myrtle Point Junior/Senior High School. Students learned about different colleges, bracketology, and postsecondary options over the course of several weeks in conjunction with the NCAA basketball tournament.

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