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.


Promising Practice: Sustaining GEAR UP header image
There's life after GEAR UP! The key to keeping the college-going culture going: collaboration, community...and coffee.


Success Story: Erika Sanchez and Spayne Martinez header image
Spayne Martinez and Erika Sanchez are following the career paths they chose when they were in the 8th grade at Chiloquin Junior/Senior High School.


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.


OPB: Hermiston High Creating New College Generation header image
Nearly 50 percent of all Hispanic graduates at Hermiston High School were enrolled in college by fall term, all but closing the Hispanic to Caucasian college-attending achievement gap.


Success Story: John Cheney header image
"This first year of college has opened my eyes a lot to what I can become," says John Cheney, a freshman at Willamette University and a graduate of Central High School in Independence.


The Newberry Eagle: La Pine Students Focusing on College, Careers header image
The Newberry Eagle reported on (and contributed to!) La Pine Middle School's annual Career Day.


Promising Practice: Celebrating Seniors Postsecondary Plans header image
Seniors at Sweet Home High School plan for the future with regular workshops and celebrate their post-graduation plans during "Senior Signing Days".