Mary CorriganMarya Corrigan, Director
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970-247-7618

Marya grew up near Albuquerque, New Mexico. She received a B.A. in Spanish from Bennington College, then was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Ecuador for two years. She received an M.A. in Linguistics from the University of New Mexico. Marya has spent twenty years working in programs that help disadvantaged students prepare for educational success. She believes strongly in the power of education to transform lives, and has chosen to make a career of helping individuals plan for and attain their educational goals.


Erin CumminsErin Cummins-Roper, Academic Advisor
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970-903-1617

Erin was born and raised in Bayfield, Colorado. She graduated with honors from Portland State University with a B.S. in Economics. She enjoys just about anything outdoors - especially snowboarding, hiking, camping, and mountain biking. Erin loves being the Upward Bound advisor because she is passionate about education and making a positive impact in the lives of young people.


Tess Marriott, Program CoordinatorTess Marriott, Program Coordinator
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970-903-0750

Tess is originally from La Crosse, Wisconsin where she was raised and attended college. She received a BS in Criminal Justice from Viterbo University. After graduating from college, she moved to Colorado with her fiancé and has enjoyed living in the beautiful state of Colorado since 2016. In her free time, she enjoys spending time outside with her family and their two dogs. Tess enjoys working with TRIO Upward Bound because she loves helping students to reach their full potential.