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.


Success Story: Dorcas Kaweesa header image
Dorcas Kaweesa is a graduate of Madison High School and studying mechanical engineering at the University of Portland.


Promising Practice: Career Fair and Community header image
Pacific High School collaborated with local businesses and organizations for their first Career Fair and secured community support for future college and career ready initiatives.


Success Story: Kain Garcia-Sandoval header image
A graduate of Hermiston High School, Kain Garcia-Sandoval is thriving at University of Oregon.


Promising Practice: Scholarship Week header image
In addition to helping students with college applications and the FAFSA, GEAR UP schools are making scholarship applications a priority for seniors.


Success Story: Vi Tran header image
Vi Tran is the first in her family to go to college and is getting involved at Oregon State University.