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Gear Up

NJ GEAR UP State Project Programs

The following programs are sponsored by the GEAR UP grant administered by the Office of the Secretary of Higher Education.
GOALS GEAR UP Program Atlantic City and Pleasantville
Stockton University
3711 Atlantic Ave
Atlantic City, NJ 08401

Dr. Robert Heinrich, Chief Enrollment Management Officer
Robert.heinrich@stockton.edu

Stockton University

Target Schools

  • Dr. MLK Jr School Complex
  • New York Avenue School
  • Pleasantville MS
  • Sovereign Avenue School
  • Uptown School Complex
  • Atlantic City HS
  • Pleasantville HS
GEAR UP at RCSJ
Rowan College of South Jersey
3322 College Dr.
Vineland, NJ 08360

Ms. Sarah Carangelo, Director
856-200-4820
scarange@rcsj.edu

Rowan College of South Jersey

Target Schools

  • ExCel Program
  • Quarter Mile Lane School
  • West Avenue School
  • Bridgeton HS
C.H.A.M.P./GEAR UP
Rowan University
200 N. Broadway
Camden, NJ 08102

Ms. Winona Wigfall, Director
856-361–2920
856-361–2932
wigfall@rowan.edu

Rowan University

Target Schools

  • Big Picture Learning  Academy
  • Camden’s Promise Charter School
  • Coopers Poynt Family School
  • Octavius V. Catto Family School
  • Camden Academy Charter HS
  • Brimm Medical Arts HS
  • Camden HS
  • The Creative Arts/Morgan Village Academy
  • Woodrow Wilson HS
College Bound/GEAR UP
New Jersey City University
2039 Kennedy Blvd.
Jersey City, NJ 07305

Pia Stevens Haynes, M.S.E.D, M.S.W., Associate Dean of Students
Office of the Dean of Students
201-200-2196
pstevenshaynes@njcu.edu

New Jersey City University

Target Schools

  • Mahatma K. Gandhi Elementary School PS #23
  • Chaplin Charles Watters Elementary School PS #24
  • James F. Murray Elementary School PS #38
  • Ezra L. Nolan Elementary School PS #40
  • Martin Center for the Arts PS #41
  • Henry Snyder HS
  • Lincoln HS
  • University Academy Charter HS
GEAR UP/College Bound at NJIT
New Jersey Institute of Technology
University Heights
Newark, NJ 07102-1982

Mr. Ozzie Williams, Director
973-596-3684
973-642-4195
ozzie.williams@njit.edu

New Jersey Institute of Technology

Target Schools

  • Belmont Runyon School
  • Hawkins Street School
  • Lafayette Street School
  • Rafael Hernandez School
  • Ridge Street School
  • Sussex Avenue School
  • Wilson Avenue School
  • Barringer HS
  • Central HS
  • East Side HS
  • Weequahic HS
College Bound SMT/GEAR UP
Passaic County Community College
One College Blvd.
Paterson, NJ 07505

Ms. Dawn Brunson, Director
973-684-5201
973-279-9327
DBrunson@pccc.nj.us

Passaic County Community College

Target Schools

  • Alexander Hamilton
  • PS #2 ES
  • PS #10 ES
  • Garret Morgan Academy
  • Great Falls Academy
  • Harp Academy
  • Panther Academy
  • East Side HS
    • School of Information Technology
    • School of Culinary Arts, Hospitality & Tourism
    • School of Government Public Administration
  • Harp Academy
  • J. F. Kennedy HS
    • School of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)
    • School of Education & Training
    • School of Business Technology
    • School of Architecture & Construction Trades
  • International HS
    • Transportation & Engineering
GEAR UP for Success Program
Salem Community College
460 Hollywood Avenue
Carneys Point, NJ 08069

Mr. Stacy Brown, Director
856-299-2100 Ext. 2690
sbrownr@salemcc.edu

Salem Community College

Target Schools

  • Penns Grove Middle School
  • Penns Grove High School
GEAR UP for Success Program
Mercer County Community College
102 N. Broad St.
Trenton, NJ 08618

Al-Lateef Farmer, Interim Director

609-570-3234
Farmera@mccc.edu

Mercer County Community College

Target Schools

  • Grace Dunn MS
  • 9th Grade Academy
  • Trenton Central HS

Last Updated: Tuesday, 10/18/22