What does USU STARS! GEAR UP stand for?

USU STARS! GEAR UP stands for Utah State University Science Technology Arithmetic Reading Students Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs.

What is the purpose of USU STARS?

USU STARS! is a federally funded program that was designed to help students prepare for and succeed in college. Students will be followed in this program until they complete their first year of college. Schools and community partners have teamed up to provide services to students, parents, and educators that will ensure a bright educational future for the next generation.

GEAR UP at Mount Logan Middle School

Here are a few services the GEAR UP program is providing for our MLMS students: 

  • After School Homework Assistance

  • AVID program

  • Classroom Instructional Assistants

  • College Campus Visits

  • Faculty Professional Development

  • Greenpower Car program

  • Robotics and Drone programs

  • STEM Field Trips

  • Student Classroom Supplies

  • Student Mentoring

  • Summer Programs

  • Technology Purchases

  • Tutoring Programs and Services

  • Virtual Job Shadow

Leigh Larsen, USU STARS! GEAR UP Site Coordinator
Mount Logan Middle School

Contact Information:
leigh.larsen@loganschools.org
435-755-2370 ext. 6123

For more information, please visit:
utahstars.usu.edu