Monday, May 21st, 2018

Upcoming TRiO Upward Bound Events

November 27, 2017

You are invited to our upcoming TRiO Upward Bound events. These events are to inform staff, faculty, students, parents, and the community about our program and its benefits to students in our area. (Refreshments will be provided at both events.)

  • The Open House will be on Thursday, November 30, 2017 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm in the TRiO Office (Administration Complex 144) at the UAHT-Hope Campus.
  • Preview Day will be on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm in the Commons and E-Library area at the UAHT-Texarkana Campus.

In September, the University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana was awarded $251,500 for the TRiO Upward Bound program by the United States Department of Education. The program provides FREE services to 60 students in grades 9-12 at Arkansas High School and Hope High School with the goal of increasing the rate at which participants’ complete secondary education and enroll in and graduate from institutions of postsecondary education. Services during Academic Year Component and a six-week Summer Component include:

  • Tutoring
  • Academic advising
  • Admissions assistance
  • Assistance with Financial Aid applications
  • Cultural activities
  • ACT Prep (College entrance exam prep)
  • College courses (Seniors only)
  • End of Summer Trip (meals, lodging, and event tickets provided by the program)

All services provided to the participants are FREE and students will receive a stipend for participating in the program.

We are accepting applications for participation. Applications may be obtained at our office, the school counselors’ office, school career coach offices or our website ( We will also have applications at each event. Priority will be given to students with completed applications and meet the federal program guidelines: first-generation and/or low-income.

Please come out and meet our staff and refer your students to our program. If you would like more information about the events or the program, contact Nicole Woods.

Nicole D. Woods, M.Ed.

TRiO Upward Bound Director
University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana

2500 South Main |Post Office Box 140

Hope, AR 71802-0140
Office:   870-722-8287

Fax:  870-722-8291

TRiO Upward Bound