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CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: 2016-17 GEAR UP Students and Parents of the Year

On February 20, 2017, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With No Comments

2016-17 GEAR UP Student of the Year Awards To recognize outstanding students and identify potential student leaders and youth advocates for the GEAR UP program, GEAR UP Kentucky invites participating high school schools to identify one student to be recognized as their GEAR UP Student of the Year for the…

250 Participate in 2016 Fall Family Campus Days

On February 1, 2017, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With No Comments

GEAR UP Family Campus Days bring families as a unit (defined as parents/guardians/mentors/other significant adults along with their student) onto college campuses to receive information about the college planning process in general and the specifics of each university’s program offerings and campus life. GEAR UP Family Campus Days also educate…

2017 Institute for a College-Going Commonwealth Coming June 8-9

On January 26, 2017, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With No Comments

Mark your calendar to join us June 8 – 9, 2017 for the culminating statewide event of the GEAR UP Kentucky project! The 2017 Institute for a College-Going Commonwealth at Holiday Inn University Plaza & Sloan Convention Center will bring together the diverse voices and perspectives of GEAR UP students and…

Apply for 2017 GEAR UP Ky Summer Academy – DEADLINE EXTENDED to Feb 28!

On January 10, 2017, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With No Comments

Applications are now being accepted for the 2017 GEAR UP Summer Academy! Application deadline: February 28, 2017 For more information and online applications…  Visit the GEAR UP Summer Academy website 

FAFSA Frenzy kicks off October 1

On September 30, 2016, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With No Comments

GUK is kicking off FAFSA Frenzy on October 1, a statewide effort to promote and support GUK seniors in successfully completing and submitting the FAFSA. As an incentive, the first high school in each of GUK’s five regions to have 85% of their senior class complete the FAFSA will receive funding…

Kentucky GEAR UP Week Celebration to recognize 2015-16 GEAR UP Students of the Year

On August 23, 2016, Posted by , In for parents,for students, With No Comments

The 2016 GEAR UP Students of the Year will be publicly recognized for their leadership, personal accomplishments, and academic achievements at the first-ever Kentucky GEAR UP Week Celebration at the State Capitol on Tuesday, September 20, 2016. In recognition of National GEAR UP week celebrated annually in September by 127…

Family Campus Days return this fall

On August 22, 2016, Posted by , In for parents, With No Comments

Moved to the fall by popular demand, GUK Parent Services will host another series of Family Campus Days to help families and/or mentors be better prepared to help their students plan for college and find the right fit. The 2016 Family Campus Days are open to all GUK parents/guardians/mentors and…

NOW HIRING: 2016-17 GEAR UP Ky College & Career Advisors

On June 7, 2016, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With No Comments

GEAR UP Ky will place a College & Career Advisor (CCA) in each GEAR UP Ky school to serve as an advisor to a cohort of GEAR UP students for the 2016-2017 school year. GEAR UP College and Career Advisors will: Work with middle and high school students to make meaningful…

GEAR UP Summer Academy – Details for 2016 Participants

On May 27, 2016, Posted by , In for parents,for students,summer academy, With No Comments

GEAR UP Academy@MSU Academy dates: June 5 – 24, 2016 Important information: 2016 GEAR UP Academy@MSU Student Handbook MSU required GEAR UP student forms  Dorm:  Cartmell Hall (150 University Blvd, Morehead, KY 40351) Arrival Time on Opening Day:  2- 5 pm (EST), June 5 Closing Ceremony:  10:30 am – 3…

Family Campus Days bring more than 80 families to 8 college campuses across Kentucky

On May 3, 2016, Posted by , In for parents, With No Comments

Family campus day at Berea College and Eastern Kentucky University ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 22 The inaugural series of GUK Family Campus Days concluded on April 30 to rave reviews! Parents, guardians, mentors and their students visited campuses around the state to hear valuable information about admissions,…