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GEAR UP hosts Con Padres Conference
By Melissa Vasquez, Senior Writer
316-7995
Posted: 12/07/2001
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GEAR UP Director Mary Alice Reyes welcomes Rio Grande Valley fathers to the Con Padres Conference Thursday, Dec. 6 at the Engineering Building. More than 122 fathers attended the GEAR UP event that featured four presentations on topics dealing with academic success, family violence, college and the role fathers play at home. The UTPA GEAR UP Project develops and offers comprehensive services like mentoring, counseling, outreach, awareness and more to middle school students. For more information on GEAR UP, call 381-3607.