TRIO UPWARD BOUND MATH SCIENCE CENTER
“Preparing for Purpose” since 1992.
The Director’s Message A Year in Review
V. KAYE MONK-MORGAN
“We must be the change we wish to see in the world.” -Mahatma Gandhi
Mission Vision Values 3
2012 Student Profile By the Numbers
Students by Class Standing Freshmen 18% Bridge 25%
Lack of career goals and/ or need for accurate information on careers 7%
Need for Program Services
Low GPA 2%
Lack of opportunity, support, and or guidance to take challenging college prep courses 19% Low Educational Aspirations 2% Low Achievement Test Scores 2%
Rural Isolation 2%
Lack of confidence, self esteem, and/or social skills 18%
Low Income Community 27%
Learning Styles Interests in STEM 21%
The 2012 UBMS Class was
Low Income 15% First Generation
The group hosted the last of the Centerâ€™s regional students, with braska. The charts to the left detail pertinent information
Hispanic 11% Pacific Islander 2%
Native American Asian 5% American 11%
about the students and their families. Additionally, the program was host to three students from
Caucasian American 30%
Rural Kansas 11%
pants throughout the Midwest.
two bridge students from Ne-
made up of 51 young partici-
African American 41%
City of Origin
Wichita 43% Kansas City 40%
Program Tenure New
Out of State 6%
2012 Outcomes by Objectives By the Numbersâ€”High School Academics
of all UBMS graduates (112/126) between 2006-2012 tested as proficient on state assessments in reading/language arts, compared to a 70% proficiency rate for the target schools.
75% 95% 100% 100%
of all UBMS graduates (95/126) between 2006-2012 were proficient on state as-
sessments in math. Compared to a 55% proficiency rate for the target schools.
of participants were retained in the Center programming.
of participants were retained in High School.
of all UBMS participants graduated on time with their expected cohort.
compared to 52% of all students in Kansas schools. (Seniors
of all UBMS participants met ACT Benchmarks for Reading,
compared to 60% of all students in Kansas schools. (Seniors Only)
of all UBMS participants had a HS GPA of 2.5 or greater. as of May 2012. (Avg. 3.19, Median 3.21)
of all UBMS participants rank in the top 1/2 of their graduating
Did You Know?
of all UBMS participants met ACT Benchmarks for Math,
College Matriculation By the Numbersâ€”Class of 2012
% of all UBMS graduates enrolled in a program of
postsecondary education by the fall term immediately following high school graduation. The state college going rate is only 69%.
Wichita State University (7) Kansas State University (3) University of Missouri Kansas City University of Nebraska Lincoln Prairie View A & M Donnelly College Southeast Community College Independence Community College Kansas City Kansas Community College 8
By the Numbersâ€”Class of 2011
percent or 19/21 of UBMS
students who began college last fall (2011) are still there. The national persistence rate for all students at 4year institutions with traditional selectivity is only 71.7%. Additionally, 74% are persisting at their school of first enrollment.
Wichita State University (4) University of Nebraska Lincoln (2) Butler Community College University of Missouri St. Louis Fort Hays State University Creighton University Southeast Community College Kansas City Kansas Community College Coffeyville Community College
College Access By the Numbers
Our college readiness. Did you know that the graduating class (active participants only) earned 101 hours of college credit while in high school as a result, in part, of their participation in UBMS.
Four students earned at least 4 hours of college credit
Eleven students earned at least 6 hours of college credit
Three students earned between 11 and 17 college credit hours
Did You Know?
By the Numbers
UBMS continues to graduate students from colleges all over the country. Nearly 50% of the graduating class of 2006 (13/28) has completed at least an associateâ€™s degree. Thatâ€™s better than the national average of 45% for all students without regard for income or first-generation status.
Students participated in the Annual Research Symposium. The following are the titles of research projects performed by UBMS upperclassmen and presented on July 17, 2012.
The Biological Impact of Nonionizing Radiation on Humans: A case study on the dangers of continuous use of cell phones Ellena, Dominique, and Ivan
Dye Sensitized Solar Cells: Investigating the efficiency of dye sensitized solar using different dyes Ramar, Vy, and Jeney
Diabetes Jerrica and Katie
How Does Caffeine Affect the Body? Cortez, Chris, and Jordan
What’s the Word? The Effects of Dehydration on Short Term Memory Loss Uriel, Sergio, and Angelina
Organic versus Non-Organic: Which is Better for Your Bucks?
UBMS Research & Scientific Inquiry Best and Promising Practices
UBMS underclassmen participated in the UBMS Poster Board Presentations. The following are the titles of research project presented.
A Rose by any Other Color Payton, Glenda,Leah, and Veronica
Osteology: Bone Remodeling Steven, Allen, Ron, Gabriel
Chemicals that Cause Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD Theodora, Sarah, and Katie
Family Dynamics of American and Japanese People Andie, Zainab, Skyler, and Michael
How Does your Brain Feel Today? Marcus, Shylee, Sophavy, Tori
Which Affects Heart Rate More? Illicit or Prescription Drugs Nikki Damian, Dovie, William
Center Services & Activities Best and Promising Practices
students and 12 parents enjoyed Center sponsored campus visits:
Missouri University of Science and Technology
University of Missouri Kansas City
Missouri State University
University of Denver
Fort Hays State University
Metro State University
students participated in a program sponsored men-
toring program. Students were paired with Wichita State faculty or staff, current WSU students, UBMS alumni and community professional for mentoring sessions focused on college planning and career awareness.
students attended Academic Strength Training Workshops in the following areas:
How to Study for Finals
Understanding a Grade
Making the best of your Tutoring Session
True colors & Learning Styles
students participated in Career Awareness activities .
students participated in Financial Literacy workshops and experiences including but not limited to:
Types of Investing
What is a Stock? What is a Mutual Fund?
What is a Stock Market?
Credit: Friend or Foe
students received over 460 hours of academic support (tutoring, homework assistance, supplemental instruction) during the academic year.
ACT/SAT Testing workshops
students received ACT & SAT Prep Services including but not
Math, English, Science
students participated in Computer Literacy Workshops sponsored by WSU ‘s University Computing and Technical Services:
Microsoft One Note
The 2012 UBMS Senior Class was made up of 18 participants. Of the eighteen students included in this cohort, 15 or 83% of class members maintained their active status until high school graduation. The remaining three students graduated from high school but were not active participants in UBMS during their senior year. The data shown is inclusive of all cohort members.
89 94 89 94
% successfully completed high school with a GPA of 2.5 or better. (Average GPA = 3.08)
% Completed a FAFSA in order to determine eligibility for Federal financial aid.
% Applied for at least three scholarships.
% Applied to at least two colleges or universities and gained admittance to at least one of them.
2012 Senior Class Outputs By the Numbers
100 100 100
% created a resume with a career goal noted.
% experienced at least three campus visits during their participation in the program. Most visited at least 12 campuses.
% felt that they have the necessary information to successfully complete their freshmen year at college.
Major Scholarships: $301,158.00 Wichita State University 2- TRIO GEAR UP Scholars -Full Ride (1 Year) $10,000..00 1- College of Engineering Scholarship $3,000.00 1-Kansas Kids @ GEAR UP Scholarship $5,000.00
Donnelly College Presidential Scholarship 1- Full Ride (2-Year) $18,158 ,00 University of Missouri Kansas City 1- Presidential Scholarship -$5,000.00
MAJOR AWARDS SCHOLARSHIPS EARNED BY THE CLASS OF 2012
Gates Millennium Scholarship 1-(estimated value $250,000.00)
The Class of 2012, like their predecessors, worked diligently to earn funds to support their goals of a college education. This page details the major awards, defined as $1000 or greater, earned by the graduating class. These numbers are not inclusive of the thousands of dollars earned via smaller awards and scholarships.
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eventy-eight students had an expected graduation date during their participation since 2005. Seventy-four or 95% of those students graduated
with their graduation cohort. inety two percent (92%) of those students who graduated from high school, enrolled in a program of post-secondary education by the fall term immediately following the expected graduation date.
orty percent (40%) of those students have either completed a postsecondary program of study of or are continuing in school.
early 175 students have completed a post-secondary education in the 20 years that UBMS has served the target area.
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2012 Sponsors & Partners
Wichita State University
Kansas Board of Regents
Derek and V. Kaye Monk-Morgan
WSU Campus Life and University Relations Office of Special Programs (UBWP, CUB, ETS, SSS, DSS, McNair, EOC, VUB, ODS, GEAR UP)
University of Kansas Education Talent Search
Wichita Public Schools
North, East, West, Heights, Northeast Magnet High Schools
Kansas City Public Schools
Washington, Sumner, Wyandotte, Turner, Harmon
Iola High School
Garden City High School
The Upward Bound Math Science Center is hosted by Wichita State University and funded by the United States Department of Education for $287,226.00. for 2011-2012. Additionally, the program benefits from a College Access Challenge Grant from the Kansas Board of Regents for $111,340.00. The Center has been funded since 1992. Wichita State University does not discriminate in its programs and activities on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, marital status, political affiliation, status as a veteran or disability. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies: Director, Office of Equal Employment Opportunity, Wichita State University, 1845 Fairmount, Wichita, KS 67206-0205; telephone (316) 978-6791.
Administrative Staff Team Ms. Santiago, Ms. Bruce, Mrs. Banks, Ms. Bower, Mrs. Scott, Mr. Liddell Instructional Team (Math) Mr. Nola, Mr. Rosales, Ms. Fuerer
2012 UBMS Staff Administrative , Instructional, and Residential
Instructional Team (Science) Mrs. Gossage, Ms. Keeler, Mr. Hardy, Ms. Arney, Mr. Djam, Mrs. Davis, Ms. Bower Instructional Team (English and German) Ms. Acker, Mr. Owens, Ms. Rolfe
Residential Staff Team Ms. Linares, Mr. Lam, Mr. Moye, Ms. Fields, Ms. Ontiveras, Mr. Gillette 21