The Kent State University Upward Bound Public Health program is an ongoing partnership between the Kent State University, Lorain, Ravenna, and Windham High Schools, and those communities to promote college readiness and success. Students will be exposed to and learn different facets of the Public Health industry.
Students develop a strong academic background and thorough preparation for entrance into and persistence in postsecondary education.
Upward Bound Public Health is a TRIO Program funded through the Department of Education. The purpose of the program is to provide students who are first-generation college bound and meet income guidelines the preparation, support, and opportunities to successfully enter into postsecondary education. Upward Bound Public Health further includes an emphasis on public health fields and majors.
63 total students from the target areas of Lorain, Ravenna, and Windham High Schools. Students must meet the following criteria:
Students and parents/guardians benefit greatly through their commitment and participation in the program. Benefits include:
There are two components to the program â€“ Academic Year and Summer Institute.
The UBPH has a long history of success:
For more information, contact:
Director, Upward Bound Math/Science Bio-Scholars & Public Health
Assistant Director, Upward Bound Public Health