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Eastern Gateway College Hires Two for Upward Bound Program

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Eastern Gateway Community College in Steubenville has hired a new assistant director and an academic coordinator for its TRiO Upward Bound program.

Amy Colantoni of Steubenville has been named new assistant director of the program and Christopher Hoover is the new academic coordinator.

Colantoni attended Eastern Gateway then transferred to the University of Akron where she earned a bachelor's degree in business organizational communications and public relations and a master's degree in higher education administration.

Hoover, of Steubenville, received his bachelor's degree in secondary education from West Liberty University and his master's in educational administration from Franciscan University of Steubenville.

Upward Bound helps prepare low-income, potential first-generation college students in grades 9-12 for higher education. Students participate in in-school, after-school, Saturday, and summer activities.

Currently, 953 programs exist nationwide and serve more than 56,000 students annually.

For more information about the Upward Bound program, call 740-264-5591 x301 or email upwardbound@egcc.edu.