200 eighth grade students to attend ‘GEAR UP U’ at West Virginia State University


For Planning Purposes: June 21, 2016

Contact:

Jessica Kennedy, Director of Communications and Outreach

Division of Student Affairs

(304) 532-0911 – cell

jessica.kennedy@wvhepc.edu


200 eighth grade students to attend ‘GEAR UP U’ at West Virginia State University

When: June 22-25, 2016

What: GEAR UP U is a four-day, three-night summer academy for West Virginia GEAR UP students in the eighth grade. Students will live on campus, learn more about college, participate in classes, develop leadership skills, and meet students from across the state. Additional information, including the camp schedule, is available at www.wvgearup.org/u

Who: 200 eighth grade students participating in West Virginia GEAR UP, a federally-funded program that prepares students in 10 counties for education or training beyond high school.

Where: West Virginia State University; Institute, WV

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