Student Summit

Develop personal goals and build leadership skills.

Grow as a Student Leader

GEAR UP Iowa’s Student Summit helps students develop personal goals and build leadership skills.

The application window for the second annual GEAR UP Iowa Student Summit, to be held June 25-28, 2017 at Iowa State University has closed. This exciting FREE opportunity will allow students to grow as leaders, set personal goals and continue exploring college and careers. About 80 GEAR UP Iowa students from across the state will have the opportunity to interact with current college student mentors for three days on the campus of Iowa State University in Ames. Selected applicants will be notified by the end of April.

Sample of Activities

  • College Fit Workshop
  • Innovate Your Ideas: Creating SMARTER Goals
  • Managing Digital You: Utilizing Social Media to Brand Yourself
  • Peak Performance Workshop: Interactive, Team-Based Challenges
  • Fun Small Group Activities with College Students
  • Experience Life in a College Residence Hall

Check out pictures and video from the 2016 GEAR UP Iowa Student Summit, which was held on the Grand View University Campus in Des Moines last June. 

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