CMU GEAR UP in the News

​CMU named to the President's Higher Education
Community Service Honor Roll for 7th Consecutive year
CMU gets recognized for 
the 7th consecutive year 
and highlights the great
work of GEAR UP program

GEAR UP Director offers roommate advice

I love college, but hate my 

roommates! 5 ways first-year 

students can avoid a roommate 


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GEAR UP Summer Adventure 2012 Student Blogs                                                        

See what GEAR 
UP Students sai
about the six week 
GEAR UP Summer
Adventure program. 
Each student blogged 
about their summer.
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​Setting Pathways for Sucess! GEAR UP Scholar Follows "Path" to Doctoral               Studies                                                                                                                                 

Article about GEAR UP Scholar Donnesha Blake, CMU Graduate from Flint, MI. It features her involvement in GEAR UP and how it helped her in the pursuit of a college education.

Blog Article 
Youtube Clip

CMU GEAR UP Partcipates in LipDub                                                                               
MI GEAR UP student mentors and volunteers participate amongst other university organization in CMU Lipdub.
Lipdub Video
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Dr. Denise O'Neil Green Snapshot Video      
Dr. Green, AVP for Diversity, speaks about Institutional Diversity and its importance to Central Michigan University and making it a more welcoming and Inclusive environment.
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GEAR UP Students Experience College Life at CMU                                                     
Article from CM-Life on the impact of GEARUP on students during the summer program

GEARUP article in CM-Life

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​Up All Night Offers Taste of College for GEAR UP Students who Enjoy CommUNITY Ball, Morey Courts                                                                                                              
GEAR UP students attend the Multicultural Academic Student Services  Unity Ball  as part of "GEAR UP All night."
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GEAR UP Pre-College Conference                                                                                 
Article and video featuring CMU students giving back to their community through mentoring. The program was sponsored by the Michigan Campus Compact Access initiative.
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First Generation College Students                                                                                 

Faculty gather to discuss supporting first-generation college students​-CM Life

Faculty members and staff including GEAR UP and Pathways Director, Mary Henley,  met in the Charles V. Park Library Monday for a session sponsored by the Faculty Center for Innovative Teaching (FaCIT) to discuss tips and new strategies so staff can support first-generation college students.

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GEAR UP and You Day 2012​   
Video featuring Flint and Harrison students participating in the annual GEAR UP and You Day program which consisted of brunch, workshops, and a football game. CMU students led workshops addressing stereotypes and how to address them in group situation in a positive fashion. 

GEAR UP and You Day video
Kids Against Hunger
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Video featuring CMU ​GEAR UP students in partnership with the Volunteer Center fighting hunger!

Kids Against Hunger video