FSU Upward Bound Program

FSU’s CARE gets $3.5M to strengthen Upward Bound Gadsden County, expand to Jackson County

A Florida State University program that helps and inspires Gadsden County students to finish high school and college is about to get bigger and stronger. FSU’s Upward Bound will receive about $3.5 million from the U.S. Department of Education to continue to build its decades-long Gadsden County operations and to expand to Jackson County, said […]

Participants in FSU’s Upward Bound Program achieve academic excellence during pandemic

While the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted K-12 schools nationwide and brought conversations about the “digital divide,” learning loss and low college enrollment rates for vulnerable student populations to the forefront of pressing issues in education, several local high school students didn’t miss a beat thanks to one Florida State University program. Students participating in FSU’s Upward […]

FSU-Gadsden Upward Bound program posts perfect graduation rate

Florida State University’s Upward Bound Program — a 31-year partnership with Gadsden County High School — celebrated the graduation of 100 percent of its 35-student class last month.   Each of this year’s Upward Bound graduates will go on to complete their education at a four-year institution or community college or enlist in the military.   Upward Bound provides college preparation to students living or attending school […]