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Upward Bound Students Build Lasting Skills through Poetry Competitions

Posted on Fri, Mar 15, 2013

Poetry Contest

Writing poetry is not an easy art form. Now add to that the challenge of performing your poem from memory on stage and in front of a group of your peers. That’s just what a group of students from Nebraska Methodist College’s Upward Bound program will be doing later this month during two Louder Than a Bomb poetry competitions.

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Topics: student achievements, upward bound, poetry contest

Gates Millennium Scholar Reflects on NMC Upward Bound Experience

Posted on Fri, Sep 21, 2012

Juan Carlos Chavez is a former Nebraska Methodist College Upward Bound student. He graduated from Omaha Burke High School in 2012 and earned a prestigious Gates Millenium Scholarship, a full ride to a college of his choosing. He took a few moments to reflect on his experiences as an Upward Bound student and his road to college.

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Topics: community outreach, financial aid, upward bound, scholarships