About us

The Upward Bound Math and Science program (UBMS) is designed to strengthen math and science skills of participating students.The goal of the program is to help students recognize and develop their potential to excel and to encourage them to pursue postsecondary degrees in math and science and ultimately careers in their desired profession. 

How many students are enrolled in the UBMS program?

60 students can be enrolled in the UBMS program.

Which students are eligible for the UBMS program?

Any 9th, 10th, and 11th grade students who attend Robichaud High School and come from a low-income or disadvantaged background,  those with the potential to be a first-generation college student. Students are also eligible based on academic performance. 

Preference is given to students with the desire to work in S.T.E.M fields.

What services do we provide?

Students will receive intensive instruction in:

  • mathematics and science, including hands-on projects 
  • computer applications 
  • and exposure to real-world S.T.E.M careers through field trips and guest speakers 
What are the incentives of student participation?

Aside from college preparatory skills and knowledge, participants gain early experience in their desired career fields. Students will also receive a monthly stipend for active participation in the UBMS program

Meet The Staff

Latresa Rice

Assistant Director

780 Town Center Dr Dearborn, MI 48126

Office: 313 583-6612  Cell: 313 460-9148

lrrice@umich.edu

Gerard Roberson

Outreach Specialist 

Office: 313 583-6612 Cell: 313 450-2104

gdrobers@umich.edu

N'dea Berry

Program Assistant

Email: berrync@umich.edu

 

Chenaya Buffington

Program Assistant 

Email: chenayabuffington@gmail.com

Partnering School

Robichaud High School, Dearborn Heights

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