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NEOA Alumni

In 2005, alumni and professionals of New England TRIO, GEAR UP and other educational opportunity programs created an alumni group. TRIO programs include Talent Search (ETS), Upward Bound, Math Science Upward Bound, Educational Opportunity Centers (EOC), Veterans Upward Bound, Student Support Services (SSS) and McNair.

An alumnus is an individual that has participated in a GEAR UP, TRIO or educational opportunity program in New England or a New England resident who has participated in such a program. We welcome you to join us!

There are several opportunities and benefits NEOA affords to alumni of these varius programs. Including:

  • Regional and national career contacts;
  • Invitations to meetings and events for alumni, including the Alumni Reception at the annual conference;
  • Opportunities to talk to elected officials in your state or in DC about your experiences
  • Volunteer, community service and mentoring opportunities;
  • Chance to find out about to informal socials, sporting events and fun activities;

2014 Alumni Reception

There will be an alumni reception at the 2014 Annual Conference. Click here for details and to submit your RSVP.

NEOA Alumni Registry

Have you joined the NEOA Alumni directory? It’s the best way to keep informed about opportunities and events. Click here to join.

NEOA Achievers

Each year NEOA selects program alumni for the distinguished NEOA Achiever Awards. NEOA Achiever Awards are given to outstanding graduates of New England area educational opportunity programs (TRIO and non-TRIO programs alike). To learn more about the award, go to the NEOA Achiever page.

NEOA Alumni Facebook Group

TRIO and GEAR UP Alumni and Professionals have created a group on Facebook. The purpose of the group is to create a professional space to allow past students of TRIO*, GEAR UP and other educational opportunity programs in New England to network, find old classmates, and share career and educational opportunities. In order to join, you need to be an alumni of the programs aged 18 or over.

If you already have a Facebook account then you can simply click here to go straight to the group site and then click the link to join the group. If you donít have a Facebook account then you will need to create one. It is quick, easy and free. And you can set profile privacy settings as you please and can still join the group. We hope you find the NEOA Alumni Facebook group useful.

 

*TRIO programs include Talent Search (ETS), Upward Bound, Math Science Upward Bound, Educational Opportunity Centers (EOC), Veterans Upward Bound, Student Support Services (SSS) and McNair.

 

If you have any questions or would like to join the NEOA alumni committee, contact the NEOA Alumni Committee chair.