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Student Recognized for Achievements in Music

RICHMOND, Ky. – One Eastern Kentucky University Upward Bound student was recently honored for her accomplishments in the field of music with the 2016 Berea College Pinnacle Scholars Award of Excellence.

What Upward Bound Gave to Me

Before I go on with this, Upward Bound is a college readiness program for students who are first-generation college students. To outsiders, it only looks like this program is full of kids living on a college campus for a while to see what college is like…but to me, it is so much more.

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EKU Upward Bound Students Honored for Accomplishments in Science, Service, and Music

RICHMOND, Ky. – Five Eastern Kentucky University Upward Bound students were recently honored for their accomplishments in the fields of science, service, and music with 2015 Berea College Pinnacle Scholars Awards of Excellence.

Peoples Bank Upward Bound Scholarship Winner

Richmond, KY, August 25, 2015:  Recent Lincoln County High School graduate Danielle Adams is th


RICHMOND, Ky. – Eastern Kentucky University’s Upward Bound students raised approximately $1,500 with their 2014-15 Stand for the Silent ( Change for Change Campaign. 

Upward Bound Student Selected as Dell Scholar

RICHMOND, Ky. – Eastern Kentucky University Upward Bound student Justice Ezell, a senior at Lincoln County High School, was the only student in Kentucky to be named a Dell Scholar by the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation.

Students Place First at State Regional Scholar's Bowl

RICHMOND, Ky. – Eastern Kentucky University’s Upward Bound (UB) Program placed first among the other competing UB high school teams at the Kentucky Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel (KAEOPP) annual Scholar’s Bowl, held Feb. 21-22.

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