Upward Bound - Saint Francis University
PO BOX 600
A federal TRIO Program funded through the U.S. Department of Education, the Upward Bound Program at Saint Francis University has prepared over 2,500 disadvantaged high school students for the rigors of postsecondary education since 1966.
Provided at no cost to participants, the program offers a wide variety of academic, career, cultural and social development activities for 85 high school students from Blair and Cambria Counties.
Goals of Franciscan Higher Education •A humble and generous attitude toward learning •Reverence for all life and for the goodness of all humanity •A global vision •Service to the poor and needy •Respect for the uniqueness of individual persons •A community of faith and prayer •The spirit of simplicity and joy •Franciscan presence