Appalachian’s Upward Bound receives over $700K in ED funding for 2018–19

BOONE, N.C. — The Classic Upward Bound and Math–Science Upward Bound programs at Appalachian State University — collectively known as Upward Bound — continue to support high schools students in Western North Carolina with their transition to and success in higher education thanks to funding provided by the U.S. Department of Education (ED).

Aaron Gersonde, director of the Upward Bound program, which is housed in Appalachian’s College Access Partnerships, received $728,059 in operational funding from ED for the 2018–19 academic year.


Published: May 21, 2019 9:36am