UB Announcements




School Visits begin in September!

posted Aug 24, 2018, 7:26 AM by Benji Bryant

UB Staff will begin visiting schools in September, and have updates and news to share with our students! We are excited to see you! For dates on School Visits as they are scheduled, please visit the UB calendar here.

Scholars Bowl Sign-Ups

posted Aug 24, 2018, 7:04 AM by Ashley Cooper

Interested in participating in Scholars Bowl?  Please tell the counselor that visits your school by August 31s, 2018.

September Return Trip

posted Aug 24, 2018, 6:24 AM by Ashley Cooper   [ updated Aug 24, 2018, 6:25 AM ]

September Return Trip to be held September 22!  Can't wait to see you there!

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.

Instructors
  • 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 ]

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