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A GEAR In Review 2014

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016
The year of 2014 was full of opportunities and learning experiences for the whole GEAR UP Family, so we wanted to share a quick review of the most memorable workshops, events, and trips throughout the year! The GEAR UP Staff would like to extend a special "Thank You!" to all of the students, parents/guardians, families, and educators who were able to attend our workshops in the spring and fall of 2014 - you made it possible to have such a successful year! We had a large number of participants, which makes it a great turnout! The GEAR UP Program ... Read More

“Path to Education” – April 19

Monday, April 14th, 2014
Saturday, April 19, 2014   Hello GEAR UP Family!  Come join us on Saturday, April 19, 2014 as we embark on field trip to Detroit, Michigan to explore history and learn about the Underground Railroad.  Students and their families are welcome, but please remember to bring your MIGU Permission Slip (April 19) with you!  Bus times are listed in the April issue of the MIGU Newsletter.  Click on each of the links below to access the PDF versions of these documents, which are available for print: MIGU Permission Slip (April 19) MIGU Newsletter (Issue: April 2014) Read More

March 29: Amusement Park Physics

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014
MIGU Monthly Newsletter - March 2014 Issue Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2014   This Saturday, March 29, STEM Genius will be partnering with the MI GEAR UP Program at Michigan State University to provide students and their families with a special hands-on and interactive experience related to the science (physics) behind building and maintaining roller-coasters.  Come out and join us, as we learn how to construct our own 6-feet tall Ferris Wheels!!   Students, Parents/Guardians, and Educators - if you are interested in reviewing a copy of the March 2014 issue of the MI GEAR UP Program monthly newsletter, which includes detailed transportation information for the ... Read More

Washington, D.C. Trip Summer 2014 – FAQs

Friday, February 21st, 2014
Is the student responsible for covering any costs associated with the Washington, D.C. Trip? In short - No! The MI GEAR UP Program covers all "general costs" associated with the Washington, D.C. Trip. To be clear - all of the "general costs" include the following: -     travel -     room & board -     entrance fees for museums, historical sites, etc. -     meals (includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner) However, there may be opportunities for students to purchase snacks, crafts, collectibles, etc., from the places we visit, at which time it will be the responsibility of the student to use their ... Read More

Welcome Back! :) January 25 Workshop: Artistic Expression

Friday, January 17th, 2014
January-25-Newsletter-Permission-Slip-1_Page_1 Hello MI GEAR UP Family!!  We hope you had a good winter break and we are looking forward to seeing many of you at our first workshop of the new year, which will be held from 9:00am to 3:00pm at Brody Hall (Michigan State University) on Saturday, January 25, 2014.  More details about workshop topics, transportation information, and permission slips, can be found by clicking on the link below:   January 25 - Newsletter & Permission Slip     If you have any questions, comments, or concerns in regards to the workshop, please feel free to contact us. Read More

Group 5 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 4 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 3 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 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