TRIO-Upward Bound welcomes Nina J. Englund as an intern at Metropolitan State University. Her primary role is to create meaningful touch-points with Upward Bound’s high school graduates currently enrolled at various colleges and universities, and to review their college progress and journeys. Other responsibilities include creating networking activities and a Metropolitan State TRIO-Upward Bound alumni society.
Englund is enrolled in the Leadership and Student Affairs Master’s Degree program at Saint Thomas University and received her Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from University of Wisconsin-River Falls. She works for the Minnesota Office of Higher Education as a supervisor for the Get Ready/GEAR UP Program.
TRIO-Upward Bound is federally funded through the U.S. Department of Education to provide services to first-generation and limited income high school students at Washington Technology Secondary School in St. Paul to prepare them for college access and college success.