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VETERANS UPWARD BOUND

Concord University Veterans Upward Bound (CUVUB) Program is a FREE, TRiO program federally funded by the U.S. Department of Education. Our primary goal is to help veterans achieve their goals by helping them enroll in a postsecondary school (university, community college, and vocational/technical programs). 
 

VUB PROVIDES VETERANS WITH THE FOLLOWING OPPURTUNITIES:

  • GED/Pre-college preparation, including entrance exam practice.
  • Free refresher courses for Math, Science, English, Foreign Language, Computer Basics, and College Success Skills.
  • Free books and materials for VUB Pre-college classes.
  • Ipad, laptop, and calculator rental options.
  • Tutoring and mentoring services.
  • Assistance with understanding and utilizing the Veteran Benefits that you are eligible for.
  • College and Career skills workshops.
  • Available Stipend of up to $40.00/month for participating.

PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY

If you concluded your service in the Armed Forces in good standing; and either you receive a modest income, and/or neither of your parents attained a bachelors degree; and you have the desire to improve your life through higher education, you are eligible to receive the benefits of the Veterans Upward Bound program at Concord University. 
 

CONTACT US

 

TELEPHONE NUMBER:

304-301-4154
 

CAMPUS BOX:

P.O. Box 1000 Athens, WV 24712 
concordvub@concord.edu

Katrina Matney:  matney@concord.edu
Kristen Williams: kwilliams@concord.edu
Matt Spaur: mspaur@concord.edu

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