Month: September 2013

Congressman Fattah Kicks Off National GEAR UP Week

(click to play) Happy National GEAR UP Week! Today we kick off a week-long celebration of GEAR UP’s successes.  You work hard every day to make sure low-income, minority and first-generation students (and their families) get an equal opportunity to enter and succeed in postsecondary education and beyond.  Now, it’s time to celebrate your accomplishments and be recognized for the progress that we’ve made together because #GEARUPworks! Join Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02) as he kicks off this national celebration to raise awareness about GEAR UP in our communities, and stay tuned for updates from GEAR UP sites across the country! We will keep …

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National GEAR UP Week is Coming: Sept 23-27

Join thousands of students, parents, teachers, partners and college access professionals from across the nation to celebrate GEAR UP and the successes of your hard work and dedication! National GEAR UP Week is an opportunity for you to raise awareness in your community about the positive impact GEAR UP is having locally.  It’s a time to engage all your stakeholders – local, state and federal elected officials, funders, partners, as well as local, state and regional media – to share your program’s accomplishments and to get them more involved with your services to students and families. Don’t miss this opportunity …

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