TCC Celebrates 50 Years of Upward Bound Success

FORT WORTH, Texas (Oct. 30, 2014)
In recognition of its 50-year commitment to success, Tarrant County College’s Upward Bound Program is commemorating the national program’s golden anniversary by hosting a community event, “Fifty Years and Counting: Celebrating Hope and Opportunity.”
Upward Bound, an extension of TCC’s dedication to fostering a college-going culture,
provides fundamental support to participants in preparation for college entrance. The program offers opportunities for participants to succeed in their pre-college performance and ultimately in their higher education pursuits.
Saturday, Nov. 1
8:30 a.m. to noon
TCC South Campus
5301 Campus Drive
Fort Worth, TX 76119
Upward Bound serves high school students from low-income families and high school students from families in which neither parent holds a bachelor’s degree. The goal of Upward Bound is to increase the rate at which participants complete secondary education and enroll in and graduate from institutions of postsecondary education.
Learn more about TCC’s Upward Bound program at:
National information is available at:
For profiles of successful Upward Bound students, follow these links:
SuccessStories -Jackson and Carver
SuccessStories-Claudia Olmos
SuccessStories-Marquez and Garcia
Sharron Crear
Director of TRIO Programs, Student Support Services and Upward Bound