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Marian University (Upward Bound Math and Science)

  • Marian University (Upward Bound Math and Science)
  • 45 S. National Ave
  • Fond du Lac, WI 54935
  • 920-923-8959
  • 2012

Program Description

The Upward Bound Math and Science (UBMS) Program at Marian University is a part of the federally funded TRIO programs, whose purpose is to educate potential first generation college students and/or low income high school students in relation to graduation from high school, transition to college, and the pursuit of postsecondary degrees in mathematics and science. This purpose aligns with the teaching mission of Marian University and fosters relationship with the local and global community.

UBMS is designed to serve 60 students from Fond du Lac High School and Horace Mann High School of North Fond du Lac. The UBMS initiative is part of the University's involvement in and commitment to the Fond du Lac are community to prepare and train students for successful careers particularly those that rely on strong foundations in science, mathematics, and computer technology.

The UBMS program is funded by an annual $250,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Education.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • Career exploration and counseling/internships
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College fairs/campus visits
  • Community service/service hours
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • Leadership development
  • Other
  • Parent/family services
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation
  • Scholarships and last-dollar grants
  • Science, tech, engineering, & math (STEM)

Demographics

Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 60
  • Middle School: 0
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 0
  • Non-traditional: 0

Populations Served

  • Academically At-risk
  • Academically High-performing
  • ESL Students

First-Generation

  • Between 50% and 75%