Upcoming Events

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Polk/Floyd County (Priority)College Application Day

​College Application Day

October 30, 2019 at 7:00 PM

Georgia Highlands College

Floyd Campus

Lakeview Building - Rooms I-133 & I-138

General Admissions presentation including financial aid information

Cairo High School (Grady Co.) Scholarship Academy

​The Scholarship Academy at Cairo HS

October 30, 2019 at 12:30 PM- 1:30 PM

Cairo High School

455 5th St SE

Cairo, GA 39828

The Scholarship Academy Event partnering onto the PSAT exam

Muscogee County College Student 4 A Day

​College Student 4 A Day at Columbus State University

October 30, 2019 at 9:00 Am- 2:15 PM

Columbus State University

Multi-Purpose Room in Rec Center

4225 University Avenue

Columbus, GA. 31906

North Clayton High School (Clayton Co.) College Visit

​Georgia Piedmont Technical College Visit

October 30, 2019 at 9 AM- 1 PM

Georgia Piedmont Technical College

495 North Indian Creek Drive

Clarkston, GA 30021

Arabia Mountain High School (DeKalb Co.) Parent Event

​Parent Event at Arabia Mountain HS

October 29, 2019 at 6:00 PM- 7:30 PM

Arabia Mountain HS

6610 Browns Mill Rd

Lithonia, GA 30038

Parents will be informed about year 4 services

Stone Mountain High School (DeKalb Co.) College Visit

​Stone Mountain HS at Clayton State University

October 29, 2019 at 10:45 AM- 12:30 PM

Clayton State University

2000 Clayton State Boulevard

Morrow, GA 30260

Campus tour with an information session.

Cairo High School (Grady Co.) Financial Aid Night

Financial Aid Night at Cairo HS

October 28, 2019 at 5:30 PM- 7:30 PM

Cairo High School

455 5th St SE

Cairo, GA 39828

Thomas County Central High School GEAR UP Georgia Lunch Table

GEAR UP Georgia Lunch Table

October 25, 2019 at 11:00 AM- 1:30 PM

Thomas County Central High School Cafeteria

4686 US-84

Thomasville, GA 31792

Columbia High School (DeKalb Co.) Parent Event

​Parent Event at Columbia HS

October 24, 2019 at 4:00 PM- 6:00 PM

Columbia HS

2106 Columbia Dr

Decatur, GA 30032

Parents will be informed about year 4 services

Martin Luther King High School (DeKalb Co.) College Visit

​Martin Luther King HS at Georgia College and State University

October 23, 2019 at 10:00 AM- 12:00 PM

Georgia College and State University

231 W Hancock St

Milledgeville, GA 31061

Campus tour and information session

McNair High School (DeKalb Co.) at Clayton State University

​McNair HS College Visit

October 22, 2019 at 10:45 AM- 12:30 PM

Clayton State University

2000 Clayton State Blvd

Morrow, GA 30260

Campus tour with a brief information session where you’ll learn more about Clayton State University’s four colleges.

McNair High School (DeKalb Co.) College Visit

​Clayton state University College Visit

October 22, 2019 at 9:00 AM- 10:30 AM

Clayton State University

2000 Clayton State Blvd

Morrow, GA 30260

Students will be informed about admissions requirements, major offerings and more for Clayton State.

Woodville Tompkins High School (Chatham Co.) College Fair

​College Fair at Woodville

October 17, 2019 at 11:00 AM- 1:00 PM

Woodville Tompkins High School Atrium

151 Coach Turner Street

Savannah, GA

Towers High School (DeKalb Co.) College Visit

​Emory University College Visit

October 17, 2019 at 10:45 AM- 12:30 PM

Emory University

201 Dowman Dr

Atlanta, GA 30322

Campus tour with an information session.

GEAR UP Georgia Statewide Partners Conference

Third Annual

STATEWIDE PARTNERS CONFERENCE

October 15-16, 2019

Savannah Marriott Riverfront | 100 General McIntosh Boulevard | Savannah, GA, 31401

GEAR UP Georgia Statewide Partners Conference

Third Annual

STATEWIDE PARTNERS CONFERENCE

October 15-16, 2019

Savannah Marriott Riverfront | 100 General McIntosh Boulevard | Savannah, GA, 31401

Woodville Tompkins High School (Chatham Co.) SAT Pep Rally

Woodville- SAT Pep Rally

October 12, 2019 at 11:00 AM- 2:00 PM

Woodville Tompkins High School Cafeteria

151 Coach Joe Turner Street

Savannah, GA

Carver High School (Muscogee Co.) Fall Kick Off Event!

​Fall Kick Off Event

October 11, 2019 at 6:00 PM- 7:00 PM

Kinnett Stadium

7610 Schomburg Rd.

Columbus, GA 31909

Learn more about GEAR UP Georgia services at Carver High School’s Friday night football game!

Muscogee County Let’s Grow STEAMx College & Career Expo

Let’s Grow STEAMx College & Career Expo

October 10, 2019 at 8:30 AM- 2:00 PM

Columbus Convention & Trade Center

801 Front Ave.

Columbus, GA 31901

The Let’s Grow STEAMx Youth College and Career Expo is an exploration of science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematical educational and career options. This event will highlight entrepreneurship as part of this annual youth event that provides opportunities for Engagement Exchange Local/regional career professionals Regional colleges and universities This exciting event happens on Thursday, October 10, 2019 from 8:30am – 2:30pm at the Columbus Georgia Convention and Trade Center. There will be Hands-on activities Live performances Interactive demonstrations Youth oriented career exploration Mock interviews Panel discussions hosted by college students Youth seminars Probe College Fair for high school students See website for further information” letsgrowsteam.org/

Drew High School (Clayton Co.) Scholarship Academy

​Scholarship Academy at Drew High School

October 10, 2019

Drew High School

6237 Garden Walk Blvd

Riverdale, GA 30274

Bibb College Application Day

​College Application Day at Central Georgia Technical College

October 8, 2019 at 11:00 AM- 1:00 PM

Central Georgia Technical College

I Building Quad A & Room 215

330 Macon Tech Drive

Macon, GA 31206

General Admissions presentation including financial aid information; GSFC FAFSA Assistance/counseling; Scholarship Academy Account creation/exploration

Rainey McCullers SOTA (Muscogee Co.) City Council Meeting

City Council Meeting at ​Rainey McCullers SOTA

October 8, 2019 at 9:00 AM- 9:30 AM

City Services Building

3111 Citizens Way

Columbus, GA. 31906

Students will recite the Pledge of Allegiance during tomorrow’s City Council meeting in front of an audience comprised of the Mayor, City Manager and City Council members.

Hardaway High School (Muscogee Co.) City Council Meeting

​City Council Meeting at Hardaway

October 8, 2019 at 9:00 AM- 9:30 AM

City Services Building

3111 Citizens Way

Columbus, GA 31906

Students from the GEAR UP Georgia Program were invited to recite the Pledge of Allegiance at this City Council Meeting. The Mayor, City Manager and all City Council Members will be present. Students will have an opportunity to introduce themselves to the audience and since the meetings are recorded and televised, it will be great P.R. for us locally.

Groves High School GEAR UP Homecoming Night

Groves High School (SCCPSS)

10/04/2019

Cario High School (Grady Co.) Dual Enrollment Night

​Dual Enrollment Night at Cario HS

October 3, 2019 at 6:00 PM- 7:30 PM

Cairo High School

College and Career Center Tiered Auditorium

455 5th St SE

Cairo, GA 39828

Hardaway vs. Shaw High School Fall Kick Off Event!

​Fall Kick Off Event

October 3, 2019 at 6:00 PM- 7:00 PM

Kinnett Stadium

7610 Schomburg Rd.

Columbus, GA 31909

Learn more about GEAR UP Georgia services at Hardaway vs. Shaw High School Friday night football game!

PROBE College Fair (Thomas Co.)

​College Fair at Thomas County Central HS

October 2, 2019 at 6:00 PM- 7:30 PM

Thomas County Central High School Cafeteria

4686 US-84

Thomasville, GA 31792

Partnering with PROBE College Fair and Thomas County Central High to set up a GEAR UP Georgia table.

Redan High School (DeKalb Co.) TSA Power Hour

​TSA Power Hour at Redan HS

October 2, 2019 at 8:30 AM- 11:30 AM

Redan High School

5247 Redan Rd

Stone Mountain, GA 30088

TSA is providing college funding resources and track students overall financial aid progress.

Lakeside High School (DeKalb Co.) College Visit

​Emory University College Visit

October 1, 2019 at 12:00 PM- 2:30 PM

Emory University

201 Dowman Dr

Atlanta, GA 30322

Southwest DeKalb High School (DeKalb Co.) College Visit

​Clayton State University College Visit

October 1, 2019 at 10:00 AM- 12:00 PM

Clayton State University

2000 Clayton State Boulevard

Morrow, GA 30260

Columbia High School (DeKalb Co.) TSA Power Hour

​TSA Power Hour at Columbia HS

October 1, 2019 at 8:30 AM- 11:30 AM

Columbia High School

2106 Columbia Dr

Decatur, GA 30032