‘Events’ Category

Ivy League College Tour

Friday, February 21st, 2014
ivyleague Hello MI GEAR UP FAMILY, click the link below to learn more about our Ivy League College Tour! MI GEAR UP Ivy League Tour 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