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TRiO Upward Bound

Ena Bolden

Project Director

​The Upward Bound Program prepares students to successfully pursue a post-secondary education.  Through support and targeted instruction, the program works to increase the number of participants who enroll in and graduate from institutions of postsecondary education. The Upward Bound Program serves 63 high school students from Richard T. Crane Technical Prep Common, Manley Career Academy, David G. Farragut Career Academy and Marshall Metro Magnet High School.   

Students must agree to cooperate with the program and make an honest effort to improve their performance by fully utilizing program services.  

Services include 

  • Tutoring
  • Academic Advising
  • Study Skill Enhancement
  • Cultural Enrichment
  • College Preparation
  • Financial Aid Counseling




Faculty & Staff

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​Name Title​ ​Email Telephone Office
Ena Bolden
​Director ​ ​(312) 850-7064
Kara Taylor ​Educational Specialist​ (312) 850-7212​ 1405
​Patricia Shaw-Liggins
​Educational Specialist​ (312) 850-4553 1405​



Contact Information

(312) 850-7064
(312) 850-7119
1900 West Jackson Blvd.
Room 1405
Chicago, IL 60612
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Monday - Friday
9:00 a.m. -  5:00 p.m


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