Mission & Outcomes
Lourdes TRiO/Upward Bound (UB) is committed to providing support to participants in their preparation for post-secondary education and to increase the rates at which these participants enroll in and graduate from college.
According to the Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education, The formal education of students consists of the curriculum and the co-curriculum, and must promote student learning and development that is purposeful and holistic. Each program in Student Life must provide evidence of its impact on the achievement of student learning and development outcomes. Relevant and desirable outcomes include: intellectual growth, effective communication, realistic self-appraisal, enhanced self-esteem, clarified values, career choices, leadership development, healthy behaviors, meaningful interpersonal relationships, independence, collaboration, social responsibility, satisfying and productive lifestyles, appreciation of diversity, spiritual awareness and achievement of personal and educational goals. Learning outcomes for TRiO Upward Bound include:
- Students will increase self-esteem.
- Students will develop cultural awareness and social responsibility.
- Students will improve written communication skills.