The mission of Upward Bound is to provide participants with academic support services and cultural and social activities, thereby ensuring they will complete high school and enroll in college. The program at Fayetteville State University has been in existence since 1995 and has grown under the leadership of Executive Director of Special Programs, Dr. Dorothy Holmes.
The goal of this program is to provide participants with academic support services and activities that will enhance their academic skills, thereby ensuring that they will complete high school and enroll in and complete a program of post-secondary education.
Upward Bound serves students in the 9th-12th grades in Cumberland, Hoke, and Robeson counties. Participants come from the following schools:
Services provided by Fayetteville State University's Upward Bound program include the following:
There is no cost to students participating in the Upward Bound program.
This program is funded by the U.S. Department of Education.