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Group 2 Week 1

Tuesday, July 16th, 2013
"On the first day of camp students from Lansing, Jackson, Albion, & Detroit had a chance to explore MSU's Campus participating in a Photo Scavenger Hunt. 5 groups of students competed against each other to complete the Photo Scavenger Hunt first. Each group was instructed to locate and take a group picture at each destination on their own using a campus map. " Read More

Group 1 Week 1

Tuesday, July 16th, 2013
"On the first day of camp students from Lansing, Jackson, Albion, & Detroit had a chance to explore MSU's Campus participating in a Photo Scavenger Hunt. 5 groups of students competed against each other to complete the Photo Scavenger Hunt first. Each group was instructed to locate and take a group picture at each destination on their own using a campus map. " Read More

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Thursday, May 30th, 2013
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Action Packed April

Thursday, April 18th, 2013
Posted: Thursday, April 18, 2013       Hello GEAR UP Students, Families, & Educators!   April is a busy month for the MI GEAR UP Program at Michigan State University!  We have a couple Saturday Workshops coming up on April 20 & April 27, and we hope you're able to attend!  Detailed transportation information for each of these workshops is provided in the April Issue of our monthly GEAR UP Newsletter, which is available for download by clicking on the link below.   GEAR UP Newsletter - April 2013       On Saturday, April 20, we will be ... Read More

Vet-a-Visit: Saturday, April 6

Thursday, April 4th, 2013
Posted: Thursday, April 4, 2013   IMPORTANT:  Do you know about Vet-a-Visit????  TIME RUNNING OUT!!     Every year, College of Veterinary Medicine opens its doors for you to visit the animals!  Students really enjoyed it last year (see pic here and on facebook pg), and it’s FREE again this year.  It is this Saturday, April 6th (link attached w/info, 9am-3pm).  Because it’s during Spring Break, we are unable to provide program, buses, etc.; HOWEVER, IF YOU ATTEND AND WRITE SUMMARY ---- YOU WILL RECEIVE WORKSHOP CREDIT TOWARD FREE SUMMER CAMP!  (See your coordinator for summary form.) &... Read More

Shout-Out to GEAR UP!

Saturday, March 16th, 2013
Former GEAR UP Students (left to right): Gary Spears, P’Shaun Aldridge, & Kyle Carrington GEAR UP SATURDAY WORKSHOP – February 23, 2013 – Testimonials with Former GEAR UP Students   Interviewer:  Mr. Kurt Reed, Assistant Director Students (left to right):  Ellis Chapman, P’Shaun Aldridge, Gary Spears, & Kyle Carrington   The GEAR UP Staff was thrilled to see some of our former program participants at the last Saturday Workshop!  These gentleman were ready and willing to take the time to sit down and talk with us about their own experiences with the GEAR UP program:  how they got involved with the program originally, what they gained from their participation in the Saturday Workshops and the ... Read More

Making Sense of Your Cents

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013
gu2 GEAR UP SATURDAY WORKSHOP - "Financial Literacy" Summary     The goal of the Financial Literacy workshop was to inform students of the importance managing money properly.  In order to achieve this goal, an interactive monetary activity was thought to be effective.  The activity consisted of five stations labeled with relevant expenses for college students, multiple scenarios regarding each station, and the monetary amounts for each item.  In preparation for this idea, one facilitator or senior staff was assigned to each station.  Their main objective was to encourage and educate the students on the items at each station in regards ... Read More

Horse Sense

Sunday, December 16th, 2012
gu1 GEAR UP SATURDAY WORKSHOP - January 12, 2013 - "M.S.U. Horseman's Weekend"   Horse Sense Saturday was full of hands on learning and excitement.  GEAR UP staff, partners, students, &  their families all teamed up and took a trip to the Michigan State University (M.S.U.) stables.  This experience exposed students to the agricultural side of M.S.U. as they took a tour through the facility. Read More

New Website!

Sunday, December 16th, 2012
MSU GEARUP has launched its new website designed and developed to interact with parents and students to keep them fully informed and engaged with whats going on with the program. Read More

Media

Sunday, December 16th, 2012
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