2022 Institute for a College-Going Culture
The goal of the 2022 GEAR UP Kentucky Institute for a College-Going Culture: The Comeback from COVID is to provide motivation, tools, and strategies for students to heal, reset, and
refocus on the importance of education and the impact it has on their overall success.
Institute Agenda for Students
|8:30-9:30 a.m.||Registration + Continental Breakfast | Grand Ballroom Salons|
Morning Session | Paddock Pavilion
|11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.||Lunch + Plenary Speaker Zach Gowen | Grand Ballroom Salons
This former WWE Superstar lost his leg to cancer at age 8 and his dad at a young age. On the heels of a successful career with the WWE, Gowen nearly lost his life to drugs. Gowen will share his personal story, relaying the importance of resilience and grit and conveying that persistence beats resistance every time.
|1:00-2:55 p.m.||Afternoon Session | Paddock Pavilion
- Carlos Ojeda, Jr. - Your Voice Is Your Power!
- Lilyan Prado Carillo - What Are the Foundations to College Sucess?
- Juan Cangas - Balloon Towers
- What You Got, What You Want, and What You Need
Students will develop an inventory of the foundations for educational success they have, as well as the ones they want and need – and plan on how to get them.
Chris Collins: We Are Stormbreakers + Snacks | Grand Ballroom Salons