Upward Bound

Our Mission Statement

The Upward Bound Program at the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University seeks to:

  • Provide students with the opportunity to develop the motivation, skills and belief in their ability to succeed in high school, and a post-secondary program.
  • Assist students to value themselves and the diversity of people and cultures different from their own.
  • Provide an environment that promotes the development of values and attitudes conducive to productive citizenship and lifelong learning
  • Expose students to experiences that broaden their understanding of and appreciation for the fine arts.
  • Offer the experiences of community living to promote an increased respect for people and property.

Keep in touch!

If you are an Upward Bound alumni, please let us know what you are up to and how things are going by filling out our Alumni Update Form.

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Contact Us

Ben Shapiro
Program Director
(320) 363-5887

Stacy Steil
Program Assistant
(320) 363-5268 

Shelley Gemza
Program Advisor I
(320) 363-5351 

Chris Young
Program Advisor II
(320) 363-5268