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Upward Bound Math and Science


What is Upward Bound Math and Science

The Upward Bound Math and Science program is designed to strengthen the math and science skills of participating students. The goal of the program is to help students recognize and develop their potential to excel in math and science and to encourage them to pursue postsecondary degrees in math and science, and ultimately careers in the math and science profession.

Program Services

Program services include: summer programs with intensive math and science training; year-round counseling and advisement; exposure to college faculty members who do research in mathematics and the sciences; computer training; and participant-conducted scientific research under the guidance of faculty members or graduate students, who are serving as mentors; education or counseling services designed to improve the financial and economic literacy of students

Target Schools

High Schools in Harnett County, North Carolina:

  • Harnett Central High School
  • Overhills High School
  • STAR Academy
  • Triton High School
  • Western Harnett High School


  • Director of TRIO Programs
  • Ashley Tittemore