Students Prepare for Future at GEAR UP College Fair header image
Taft High School held a College Fair that brought over 30 representatives from public and private universities, trade schools and the Armed Forces to Taft, Newport, Waldport and Toledo juniors and seniors.

 

GEAR UP Week Partner Reception header image
In honor of National GEAR UP Week, partners and supporters of Oregon GEAR UP convened in Roseburg for a recognition reception to show that #GEARUPworks!

 

Video: What's YOUR Plan? header image
Middle and high school students describe their plans for after high school because as we say here at Oregon GEAR UP, COLLEGE: It's not a dream, it's a plan.

 

Over 100 students and chaperones spent three days at Western Oregon University building community while practicing leadership skills, communication tools and developing proactive learning habits.

 

GEAR UP National Conference and Youth Congress 2013 header image
Educators and staff gathered in San Francisco to learn about best practices while Alyssa Harms, a student at La Pine High School, represented Oregon at the annual Youth Congress.

 

The Umpqua Post: Grant Helps Class of '17 GEAR UP For College header image
The Umpqua Post reports on the GEAR UP program at Reedsport Community Charter School: "It’s just a fantastic opportunity for students to be exposed to the unlimited possibilities that higher education has to offer them.”

 

Albany Democrat-Herald: Sweet Home High Yogurt shop Ready for the Public header image
A student-run frozen yogurt shop teaches business skills, with proceeds going to college readiness programs.

 

Hall Pass Tour header image
The Hall Pass Tour traveled to five Oregon schools, leading workshops on discovering passions and setting goals, and ending with an energy-packed concert and pep rally.

 

Check out the infographic with the results from the first cohort of Oregon GEAR UP schools from 2002-08.

 

Student Selected for National GEAR UP Alumni Leadership Academy header image
Elizabeth Gonzalez, a graduate of Madras High School studying at OSU, will head to Washington D.C. to learn advocacy and leadership skills to be used to tell the GEAR UP story.

 

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