The Upward Bound Math-Science Program is designed to help low-income and first-generation college students recognize and develop their potential, to excel in math and science, pursue post secondary degrees, and ultimately careers in the math and science professions. Activities, trips, and involvement are designed to help students become more familiar with S.T.E.M. (Science Technology Engineering Math) education.
Saturday Sessions - ( 2014 - 2015 )
Saturday Sessions 2014 -2015 Academic Year Calendar - Saturday Sessions are MANDATORY for all participants. Students must inform UBMS/Prospect staff if they are not able to attend sessions.
Saturday, September 6th - Kick - off Meeting
Saturday, October 11th
Saturday, November 8th
Saturday, December 13th
Saturday, January, 10th
Saturday, February 14th
Saturday, March 14th
Saturday, April 11th
Saturday, May 9th
Saturday, June 6th or 13th Summer Orientation
College Tours - 2014
College Tour Schedule:
Sunday, September 14, 2014 - UCONN - Open House
Sunday, October 12, 2014 - Eastern Connecticut State University - Open House
Saturday,October 18, 2014 - Quinnipiac University - Open House
Miguel Peralta, Marek Mikunda or Kathy Krywinski at the office ( 860-685-2970 ) for further information.
After - School Tutoring
Tutoring is a great way to reinforce what you are learning and is REQUIRED for students with a 2.5 GPA or lower.
After school tutoring every Wednesday and Thursday ( 2:30 - 5:00 ) at the Upward Bound Math / Science Office on 41 Lawn Ave., ( Wesleyan University Campus ). The tutoring runs from Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - Friday, June 5, 2015. Our van driver will transport the UBMS students from Platt, Maloney and New Britain High School.
Miguel Peralta, Marek Mikunda and Kathy Krywinski at the office ( 860-685-2970 ) for further information.
Trio Day In February
Trio Day will be held in Portland, Maine on February 19th and 20th. If you are interested please contact Teshia Levy-Grant ( our new director ), Miguel Peralta, Marek Mikunda, or Kathy Krywinski at ( 860-685-2970 ).
Women in Science
Wesleyan Women in Science aims to both build a sense of community among women of science and their supporters and to foster love for the sciences on and off campus. Date to be announced.
Let's Get Ready SAT Prep
Let's Get Ready is a national nonprofit that provides free SAT tutoring and college counseling.The orientation session for students and family will be in February the date will be announced. Classes will meet on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30 - 8:30. Students will spend two hours working on SAT Prep and one hour on their college applications: learning how to apply and how to be a good appplicant and writing their Common APP essay. The classes are small, therefore the students get the individual attention that is so important.
Call our office at 860-685-2970 ASAP for more information.