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GEAR UP Director Receives Professional of the Year Award!

May 31, 2017

Congratulations to Yvette Morgan,Ph.D., Director of the GEAR UP Program at St. John’s University. Yvette has been chosen to receive the GEAR UP Professional of the Year Award from the National Council for Community and Education Partnerships!

According to the National Council for Community and Education Partnerships’ (NCCEP) website “The GEAR UP Professional of the Year is someone who is committed to the GEAR UP movement and the goal of ensuring that college access and success is available to all students. Through their work with GEAR UP, this person exudes the passion and perseverance to assist low-income students in their quest to attain a postsecondary education.”

Yvette will receive the award at the upcoming NCCEP/GEAR UP Annual Conference to be held in San Francisco, CA  this coming July.