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UB Newsletter Vol. 11 May 2021

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VOL. 11| MAY 2021 ST. MARY'S UNIVERSITY UPWARD BOUND Mindful Literature Kendrick Lamar INSIDE THIS ISSUE: To____ a Butterfly Mindful Literature The caterpillar is a prisoner to the streets that conceived it Exploring Careers Its only job is to eat or consume everything around it, in order to protect itself from this mad city Public Relations Manager While consuming its environment the caterpillar begins to notice Registered Dietitian ways to survive University Spotlights One thing it noticed is how much the world shuns him, but praises Trinity University the butterfly Texas Tech University The butterfly represents the talent, the thoughtfulness, and the Scholarship Opportunities beauty within the caterpillar Discrimination & But having a harsh outlook on life the caterpillar sees the Colorism Quiz butterfly as weak and figures out a way to ____ it to his own Ownage Make Us Laugh benefits Cyberbullying Awareness Already surrounded by this mad city the caterpillar goes to work Financial Aid Resources on the cocoon which institutionalizes him Special Shout Outs He can no longer see past his own thoughts Upcoming Events He’s trapped Upward Bound Birthdays When trapped inside these walls certain ideas take roots, such as going home and bringing back new concepts to this mad city The result? Wings begin to emerge, breaking the cycle of feeling stagnant Finally free, the butterfly sheds light on situations that the caterpillar never considered, ending the internal struggle Although the butterfly and caterpillar are completely different, they are one and the same

EXPLORING CAREERS PUBLIC RELATIONS MANAGERS FAST FACTS Median Salary: $122,960 Level of Education: Bachelor Degree WHAT DOES A PUBLIC RELATIONS MANAGER DO? College Majors: Public Relations, Public Relations Managers typically: Marketing, Mass R eRs pEoAnCdHINt oG Or eUqTu e s t s f r o m t h e m e d i a o r d e s i g n a t e a n Communication, appropriate spokesperson or information source. Write press releases and/or develop other media Advertising communications to promote clients. Establish and/or maintain cooperative relationships with SOFT SKILLS the community, consumers, employees, or public interest groups. Writing skills Plan and/or direct development or communication of Speaking skills programs to maintain favorable public or stockholder Interpersonal skills perceptions of an organization's accomplishments, agenda, or environmental responsibility. Besides working in different industries, public relations managers may specialize in particular fields, such as: Sports Media, Social/Digital Media, Event Coordinator, Marketing & Communications, Government Relations Universities to consider in Texas for Public Relations:  HARD SKILLS University of Texas at Austin, Southern Methodist University, University of Houston, Texas Tech University, Texas State Analytical skills University Problem Solving Research skills In the US: University of Southern California, University of Florida, University of Memphis, Boston University

EXPLORING STEM CAREERS REGISTERED DIETITIAN FAST FACTS Median Salary: $56,550 Level of Education: Bachelor's Degree & Licensure Exam College Major: WHAT DOES A REGISTERED DIETITIAN DO? Dietetics or Registered dietitians apply and integrate scientific principles of Clinical Nutrition food, nutrition, biochemistry, physiology, management, and behavioral & social sciences for the proper care, education, and SOFT SKILLS nourishment of an individual or group. Duties: Communication Problem-Solving Monitor food service operations to ensure conformance to Active Listening nutritional, safety, sanitation, and quality standards Assess nutritional needs, diet restrictions, and current health plans to develop and implement dietary care plans and provide nutritional counseling Advise patients and their families on nutritional principles, dietary plans, diet modifications, and food selection & preparation Counsel individuals and groups on basic rules of good nutrition, healthy eating habits, and nutrition monitoring to improve their quality of life Consult with physicians and health care personnel to determine nutritional needs and diet restrictions of patient or client Registered dietitians often work collaboratively as members and leaders in healthcare settings to address wellness, prevention, and nutritional management of diseases and medical conditions. HARD SKILLS Universities to consider in Texas for Dietitian/Dietetics: The University of Texas at Austin, Texas Christian University, The Medicine & University of Texas at San Antonio, University of Houston Dentistry Analytical Skills In the US: The University of Alabama, California State University, Math Skills University of Connecticut, Howard University, Purdue University

UNIVERSITY SPOTLIGHT TRINITY UNIVERSITY LOCATION: San Antonio, Texas CAMPUS LIFE: OVERVIEW OF TRINITY UNIVERSITY Private 4-Year Trinity University’s history of excellence began in 1869. Home to Residential Campus more than 2,500 students, Trinity is rooted in the liberal arts and sciences with pre-professional programs, and the 125-acre skyline 2,512 campus is the perfect place to learn and grow. Trinity University is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, becoming the only Undergraduates Enrolled Texas campus to be designated a modernist historic district and one of just three in the country. U.S. News & World Report ranks Trinity 9:1 #1 in its \"Colleges That Give Merit Aid to the Most Students\" list. Student-to-Faculty Ratio ADMISSIONS: Total Applicants 9,394 Middle 50% Scores SAT: 1310-1470 ACT: 29-33 COST & AID: TRINITY UNIVERSITY STUDENT LIFE Tuition & Fees For more than 150 years, Tigers developed traditions passed from $46,456 one generation to the next. From climbing Murchison Tower during New Student Orientation, to birthday dunks in Miller On-Campus Fountain, to studying for exams by the magic stones, Trinity Room & Board traditions celebrate the spirit of the campus. Trinity is home to 18 intercollegiate athletics teams. Their student-athletes regularly $13,740 earn Academic All-America Honors and NCAA postgraduate scholarships. And in recent years, they won five NCAA team NOTABLE ALUMNI championships as well as 10 NCAA individual national titles. MAYOR RON SENATOR JOHN NIRENBERG CORNYN

UNIVERSITY SPOTLIGHT TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY LOCATION: Lubbock, Texas OVERVIEW OF TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY CAMPUS LIFE: Texas Tech University is located on the South Plains of West Texas Public University in Lubbock and was created by legislative action in 1923. Texas Tech Undergraduates is the only campus in Texas that is home to a major university, law Enrolled school, and medical school. 13 colleges and schools make up the 33,269 academic areas at Texas Tech and offer more than 150 undergraduate degrees, 100 graduate degrees, and 50 doctoral Student-to-Faculty Ratio degrees. In Fall 2019, Texas Tech achieved full status as a Hispanic 21:1 Serving Institution (HSI) with an undergraduate Hispanic student population of 29.2%. ADMISSIONS: Total Applicants 29,260 Middle 50% Scores SAT: 1100-1280 ACT: 23-27 TEXAS TECH UNIVERISTY COST & AID: There are more than 450 organizations at Texas Tech for students to Tuition & Fees get involved in. Texas Tech University's Red Raiders are members of $11,852 the Big 12 Conference and compete in 17 varsity sports, including nine women's and eight men's programs. More than 1,300 (1,384 to Room & Board be exact) participated in Study Abroad by traveling to other $6,694 countries and engaging in scholarship during the 2018-19 academic year. NOTABLE ALUMNI Patrick Josh Mahomes Abbott

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES Educate Others on Ownage Make Us Cyberbullying Discrimination Laugh Scholarship Awareness & Colorism Scholarship Deadline: Deadline: Deadline: May 15, 2021 May 31, 2021 May 31, 2021 Award: Award: Award: $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 Scholarship Overview Scholarship Overview Scholarship Overview: You could win a $1,000 Ownage Pranks is passionate about Open to high school seniors scholarship by sharing the bringing smiles and laughs to people’s planning to attend college, or Confront Colorism quiz with a anyone currently enrolled in an friend via text, email, DM, or hearts! We’re honored to reward publicly on social media. Simply others who do the same. take the quiz, share the link to We would love to contribute to an undergraduate, graduate, or law the quiz, then upload a undergraduate student’s education program at a college or university in screenshot of your share. You’ll the United States.; applicants should with a scholarship and potential automatically enter for a internet fame. chance at the $1,000 scholarship. be in good academic standing and Scholarship Requirements have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or 3-5 minute comedic video which higher. you feel showcases your comedic talent uploaded to YouTube Scholarship Requirements Proof of enrollment in an Scholarship Requirements accredited college or university. A Most recent transcript Under 26 years old transcript, tuition receipt, or A current resumé acceptance letter will be accepted. A 750-word response to the Website: Complete the application form essay prompt Website: /us/campaigns/confront- Website: colorism? m/scholarship/ &utm_source=scholarship_feat cyberbullying-awareness- ured&utm_medium=referral&u scholarship/ tm_campaign=niche_2021_05

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SPECIAL SHOUT OUTS Congratulations Lizet and Aden for becoming QuestBridge College Prep Scholars!! Lizet Rodríguez,Travis ECHS Through all their hard work Lizet Aden Briano,Wagner HS and Aden were chosen for this program, bettering their chances to get a full ride to a Top University. Only 3,908 students were selected out of 15,000 high schools!! AMAZING!! We are so PROUD of you two!!

Class of 2021 UPCOMING EVENTS Just a friendly reminder that MAY 2021 the 2021-2022 FAFSA closes on June 30th. Don't forget that Upward Bound can help you complete your FAFSA! May Happy Birthday Birthdays from your Upward Bound Family! INVITE YOUR Chelsea M. 1-May Mary Jane G. 19-May Angelic H. 27-May FRIENDS TO Nissi G. 2-May Aaron C. 21-May Adrian B. 28-May Vicenta S. 9-May Christian M. 22-May Elizuja V. 28-May Rey R. 15-May Anacy V. 24-May Alexandria M. 30-May APPLY FOR UPWARD BOUND! We are seeking ST. MARY'S UPWARD BOUND ACADEMIC YEAR motivated students like Please join us for another wonderful UB Summer Session! yourselves to join our program. If you know of When: June 21-July 29, 2021 Where: Virtual sessions in the safety of your home AND a student from your school who would on-campus at St. Mary's University Time: Mon.-Thurs. 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. benefit from the St. Mary's Upward Bound Fridays vary Pre-College Program invite them to apply! Contact St. Mary's Upward Bound at: (210) 436-3206

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