2023 was an eventful year for Arizona GEAR UP. Let’s look back and celebrate the work our school and project partners put in to… Read more
Student Success Agency kicked off its nationwide tour in the Grand Canyon State this August. Over a week, the SSA Team visited 4 of our Arizona GEAR UP schools: Youngker High School, Buckeye Union High School, Amphitheater High School, and Tonopah Valley High School.
Student Success Agency is an organization dedicated to providing resources and support for high school students by connecting them with “agents” that serve as student mentors. The process begins with students… Read more
This July, the 2023 NCCEP/GEAR UP National Conference is taking place in San Francisco, California. The Arizona GEAR UP team is excited and honored to be attending this year’s event. Multiple schools and project partners will join the Arizona GEAR UP state office to present on a variety of topics. Check out what the AZGU planned this week:
Monday, July 17th, Block 1 – 10:45 – 12:00 pm
- College, Career, Future Ready: Gain additional tools to build… Read more
Welcome to Flagstaff
Northern Arizona University welcomed over 200 people for the 2023 Lumberjack Leadership Summit (LLS) this summer. Students and staff spent a week on-campus learning about college, the STEAM fields, leadership skills, and more.
The Lumberjack Leadership Summit serves as a gateway for students to explore the world of higher education with immersive experiences. The Summit is open to rising first-year students, sophomores, and juniors at our Arizona GEAR UP schools. The event is free of charge… Read more
As a small town in Arizona, around 100,000 people call Buckeye, Arizona, home. Among those people is Joshua Bunnell, a senior at Youngker High School, graduating this spring as part of the Class of 2023. Not only is Josh 1 of 100,000, but he is also one of 20 students selected this year to be a Flinn Scholar. This prestigious scholarship award covers the cost of attending any public Arizona University and welcomes you as… Read more
Decision Day is a national celebration of students’ years of hard work and dedication to their future. It is a day when students decide on what they want to do after graduation. Decision Day can include which university to attend, accepting a job offer, enlisting in the military, or another type of postsecondary education. In Arizona, Governor Katie Hobbs proclaimed May 1 as “Arizona Decision Day.” Festivities for Decision Day were celebrated… Read more