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GEAR UP College Day Program

Central Michigan University

  • Program Flint Area
  • Program Area Revitalizing the Education Continuum
  • Grant Amount $110,000
  • Grant Period June 1, 2011–May 31, 2012
  • Location Mt. Pleasant, MI, United States
  • Geographic Focus Flint

About this grant

This renewal grant will support the GEAR UP College Day Program, a partnership between Central Michigan University, Kettering University, and Flint Community Schools. GEAR UP is a national college readiness initiative that reaches students in grades 7-12, the purpose of which is to increase the number of students who successfully complete a post-secondary degree. By receiving mentoring, tutoring, and parent education, and attending campus visits through participation in the GEAR UP program, students are better prepared to enter and complete a college degree program.