The TRIO Upward Bound Math and Science provides support to area events and develops FREE events to foster college awareness. 

​​​Special Events

Recent Events - Educational Talent Search 50th Anniversary STEAM Fair Event!


On October 17, 2015,  the TRIO Upward Bound Math and Science students presented STEM workshop sessions to other Illinois TRIO program participants in celebration of 50 years of TRIO Educational Talent Search programs. 


The event was held at Northeastern Illinois University's main campus and was set up by the Council for Opportunity in Education and hosted by TRIO UBMS.


The TRIO UBMS student participants presented sessions that included computer programming, hands-on science activities, and robotics building and coding. A wonderful job to all our students who practiced and presented their content in their sessions successfully!









Event Highlights

Destination Chicago: August 15, 2014


On August 15, 2014,  TRIO Upward Bound Math and Science summer program students were invited by Chicago City of Learning to present to the community different STEM projects they had been working on that summer.


​TRIO UBMS program participants presented at the Destination Chicago Maker Fair session that took place at the Chicago Cultural Center.


In addition, Chicago Mayor, Rahm Emanuel, spoke to our students about the importance of STEM/STEAM and the significance to continue pursuing those fields. 

HACU Event: October 25th, 2013


On October 25th 2013,  the Center for College Access and Succees, in collaboration with Northeastern Illinois University, sponsored the HACU Youth Leadership Development Forum. This event was designed to foster STEM education to 8th and 9th graders from GEAR UP Schools. 


​TRIO UBMS program participants were tasked to deliver all the workshops to the 200 attending GEAR UP Students. 


In addition, TRIO Alumn, Jose Hernandez shared his key to success with our TRIO UBMS students. 

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