UB Announcements

April 7th Return Trip - CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER

posted Apr 6, 2018, 6:27 AM by Benji Bryant

April 7th Return Trip - CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER

The Return Trip scheduled for tomorrow, April 7th has been cancelled due to inclement weather. Summer forms paperwork that was due on April 7th has been extended to April 13th. Forms must be in our office no later than 4:30 pm on April 13th. We recommend, faxing or scanning and emailing. The contact information on where to send forms can be found on our website at www.moreheadub.org.

UB Fax Number: 606-783-9114

UB Email: upwardbound@moreheadstate.edu

Career Work Study

posted Mar 29, 2018, 10:10 AM by Matthew Hyden   [ updated Mar 29, 2018, 10:10 AM ]

This summer we have an amazing experience available just for juniors (see link for details).  Please check this out, and remember, the deadline to apply is April 20th.

March Return Trip

posted Feb 26, 2018, 1:45 PM by Matthew Hyden   [ updated Mar 2, 2018, 10:15 AM ]

Current Upward Bound Students!  We will have a Return Trip scheduled for this Saturday, March 3rd.  At this Return Trip we will have a guest speaker: Kirk Smalley from Stand for the Silent. This will be a moving experience for you.  The video below will give you a small glimpse of the presentation.

The schedule of the day is below:

10:00 am          Introduction from UB Staff (Button Auditorium)
10:20 am          Presentation begins

11:50 am          Students Dismissed for Lunch
                            Meal Money Distribution in Button Drill Room

1:15 pm            9-11 Graders Debriefing (Button Drill Room)
                         Seniors meet with SSS (Button Auditorium)

1:45 pm            Distribute Summer Forms Packets

1:50 pm            Dismissal

The bus schedule for the day can be found here: Schools in UB Prior to 2017, Schools admitted into UB in 2017.

February Return Trip

posted Feb 13, 2018, 6:07 AM by Matthew Hyden   [ updated Feb 13, 2018, 6:47 AM ]

The Upward Bound Programs at Morehead State University will be visiting Berea College for TRIO Day for our Return Trip on February 24th!

You will get to see the college, go on a college tour, and take part in a number of workshops to help you learn about the college going process.  Only students who submitted their Trip Contract by the deadline are eligible to attend this event.  If you're unsure if you're eligible to go, contact your UB Counselor or email us at upwardbound@moreheadstate.edu.

We will have a different bus schedule for the day.  See the schedule below, and be early for your bus:

Summer Jobs 2018

posted Jan 9, 2018, 10:04 AM by Matthew Hyden   [ updated Jan 9, 2018, 10:12 AM ]

We are looking for some outstanding mentors to work with our students in the classroom and residence halls this summer! We have 3 positions available, and you can learn more about and apply for any of the positions at our Summer Jobs website.

  • Must hold a 4 year college degree by June 1, 2018
  • Teach morning classes in English, math or science or teach elective classes  
  • See the Summer Jobs website for full position descriptions

Residence Hall Supervisor
  • Must hold a 4 year college degree by June 1, 2018
  • Supervise a group of Resident Advisors in a residential setting
  • Administrative duties
  • See the Summer Jobs website for full position description

Resident Advisor
  • Must be enrolled in a degree program and have earned 30 hours by June 1, 2018
  • Supervise a group of 10-12 student in a residential setting
  • Classroom duties
  • See the Summer Jobs website for full position description

If you'd like to apply, please visit Summer Jobs website today to find out more about each positions available, and to apply!

January Return Trip

posted Jan 9, 2018, 10:00 AM by Matthew Hyden   [ updated Jan 9, 2018, 10:00 AM ]

Our January Return Trip will be held on January 20th!  This is an event just for newly admitted students.  School Captains will attend to serve as mentors, and any student preparing for Scholars Bowl will also attend.  

The day begins at 10:00 am in Reed Hall 419 (see the attached map).  We will begin with introductions, and then show students where their classrooms are for the day.  Parents are encouraged to attend a parent meeting in Reed Hall 419 immediately following the dismissal of students to classes.  The parent meeting will last 30 minutes to an hour.

Students will conclude the day at 2:00 pm.  

New UBMS grant!

posted Oct 6, 2017, 10:44 AM by Amanda Lewis   [ updated Oct 6, 2017, 10:45 AM ]

Non-Bridge Move In

posted Jun 5, 2017, 7:53 AM by Matthew Hyden   [ updated Jun 5, 2017, 12:10 PM ]

Move in for Non-Bridge Upward Bound students is on Wednesday, June 7th! If you're riding the bus here are the departure locations and times for each school:

Boyd County (on the Lawrence bus) - BCHS @ 3:00 pm
Carter County (1 bus) - East Carter HS @ 1:15 pm
Carter County (same bus) - Smokey Valley Truck Stop @ 1:45 pm 
Elliott County - ECHS @ 3:15 pm
Johnson County - JCHS @ 2:30 pm
Lawrence County - LCHS @ 2:15 pm
Lewis County - LCHS @ 2:15 pm
Magoffin County - Board of Education @ 1:30 pm
Mason County - MCHS @ 2:15 pm
Menifee County - MCHS @ 2:15 pm
Fleming County (on the Mason bus) - McDonald's @ 2:45 pm
Morgan County - MCHS @ 2:30 pm
Rowan County - No bus, arrive @ 4:00 pm

If your parents are bringing you, here are the move in times:

East Carter, Magoffin & West Carter - 2: 30 pm
Lewis, Fleming, Mason, Menifee & Morgan - 3:15 pm
Boyd, Elliott, Johnson, Lawrence & Rowan - 4:15 pm 

Boys are rooming in Cooper Hall and girls are rooming in Butler Hall.

Bridge students are already on campus and having a blast! We look forward to seeing the Non-Bridge students on Wednesday!

Summer Forms Call

posted Apr 10, 2017, 11:58 AM by Matthew Hyden   [ updated Apr 10, 2017, 12:26 PM ]

Did you receive a phone call from us regarding your summer forms?  If you did that means that we have not received your summer forms yet.  

If you have mailed these recently, then you don't need to do anything.  We'll get them.  

If you have them, complete them, and then return them to us by one of the means listed below.

If you have them completed, but are waiting on immunization records or insurance information, please send the forms now, and provide that information to us at a later date.

If you've lost them, you'll need to complete a new set of forms.  Freshmen/sophomores can click here to download new forms; juniors can click here to download new forms; and seniors attending Summer Bridge can click here to download new forms.  You will need to print this new set of forms, and send to us prior to the deadline.

To return forms to us you can use any of the methods below, but if you're close to the deadline, we'd prefer you scan/email or fax them to us so we're not waiting on the mail for a long time.

 Scan/Email (preferred method) Fax (preferred method) Mail (only use if the other two methods don't work for you)
  •  Complete forms
  • fax to 606 783-9114
  • Complete forms
  • mail to:
            The Upward Bound Programs
            Morehead State University
            150 University Blvd., #783
            Morehead, KY  40351

If you have an MSU UB business reply by mail envelope, you can mail your forms in that without paying for postage.

You can also submit forms in person in our office at 627 East Main Street - Room 106 in Morehead, KY.  This is the former Rowan County Courthouse attached to the Rowan County Detention Center.

If you have any questions, please call us at 606 783-2611 or 800-5UPWARD.

UB T-Shirt Design Competition

posted Jan 31, 2017, 12:40 PM by Matthew Hyden   [ updated Jan 31, 2017, 12:45 PM ]

The Upward Bound Programs at Morehead State University are looking for your design for our 2017 T-shirt!

Here are the details for what we're looking for:
  • Submitted by a current Upward Bound student
  • Your original artwork (no copyrighted art/characters)
  • Drawn with line art and solid color fills
  • 2-4 color maximum (black counts as a color)
  • Submitted art can be hand drawn or computer drawn
All entries are due March 1, 2017.  We will only accept artwork submitted to upwardboud@moreheadstate.edu.  You can take a picture of your art and submit a picture, or if it's created on a computer, simply submit the design file in whatever program you used.  Artwork will be rendered (redrawn) to print on a shirt using screen printing methods, and may be altered to allow for printing.

Look at previous year shirt designs for examples for what we're looking for:

(click on any image above to see the larger version)

We reserve the right to alter your work if it is chosen to be on our 2017 shirts.


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