Upward Bound Weekly Update

Week of April 19th 2021

Summer Starts In 41 Days

We hope everyone is having a great closeout to their 2020-2021 School Year and are getting ready for another UB Summer. Below we have some information about summer, stipends, RA's, and more so please check everything out.


Let us know if you have any questions!

April 19th Session Makeup & Summer Class Selection

Upward Bound summer classes will be online this year.


For the session make-up we are asking students that plan to participate in summer to complete the class sign-up below (and receive the $50 credit for their stipend).


Everyone will need to select two classes and at least one class needs to be an academic class.


Many UB students select one academic and one elective class, but you can also take 2 academic classes. Before you complete the form below to select your classes, here are some things you should know:


-Upward Bound classes are asynchronous (they can be done on your own time)


-You can take more than 2 classes if you want to!


-Here are the academic classes you'll have to choose from:


Math: Geometry, Algebra 2, PreCal, Prob and Stats, Calculus


Science: Anatomy, Forensics, Archaeology


Foreign language: Spanish 1, 2 and 3


English: creative writing, poetry, literature, writing, college essay writing


-The elective class sign up will be next week, but here are the classes you'll be choosing from:

Basics of Coding, Public Speaking, Connections, Portrait Drawing, Personal Branding, Stress, Management, Book Discussion, Film Studies, Journalism, Healthy Lifestyle, First Aid, Weight Training, Psychology, Debate, Yoga, Leadership, Money Management

Meet The Summer 2021 RA's

Meet Upward Bound Summer 2021 RA's

Upcoming Important Dates

DJ Bingo - April 26th at 5 PM on Zoom (Zoom Code 947 6368 5239)


Senior Drive-Thru Event - May 1st 11 am to 2 pm on ETSU Campus in the Lucy Parking Lot


May Session - May 10th at 5 PM on Zoom (Zoom Codes will be sent shortly)


Bridge Orientation - May 13th on ETSU Campus


Undergrad Drive-Thru Event - May 15th 11 am to 2 pm on ETSU Campus in the Lucy Parking Lot


Summer Orientation - June 1st (Details TBA)