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  • Winter Weather Advisory

    The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Watauga County, NC between 4 am Tuesday, December 12 until 7 am Wednesday, December 13. This includes Appalachian State University. Up to 3 inches of snow can be expected. Be prepared for cold temperatures, wind chill values below zero by early Wednesday morning, and blowing snow. Use caution while traveling.

    Posted at 5:08pm on December 11, 2017 via Blackboard Connect.

  • Wind Advisory

    The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for Watauga County, NC between 4 am Tuesday, December 12 until 7 am Wednesday, December 13. This includes Appalachian State University. Sustained winds of 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph can be expected. Be alert for falling tree limbs/trees. Be prepared for reduced visibility caused by blowing snow, along with isolated power outages.

    Posted at 5:01pm on December 11, 2017 via Blackboard Connect.

Parents and families play an integral role in the success of Upward Bound scholars. Throughout the course of the academic year and summer, Upward Bound hosts meetings for parents to provide program updates.

Upward Bound parents are expected to:

  • Remind students about upcoming Upward Bound events
  • Support their student in his/her commitment to Upward Bound
  • Communicate with the Upward Bound office at any point to discuss questions or concerns
  • Attend gatherings throughout the course of the year

Parents may also get involved by joining the Upward Bound Parental Advisory Council. For more information, please use the contact form.