When international students travel to the United States to learn English, the language barrier is just one of their challenges. Cultural differences like being overwhelmed in the grocery store, being embarrassed about not tipping a server (there is no tipping…
First-Generation College Celebration on Nov. 8
The Office of First-Year and Transfer Programs is participating in the first-ever nationwide First-Generation College Celebration in partnership with NASPA and the Council for Opportunity in Education. The celebration is Wednesday, Nov. 8.
All faculty, staff and students identifying as first-generation college students, those who are the first in their family to attend college, are invited to sign a banner and pick up “Proud to be First” stickers from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Schine Student Center Atrium. First-generation faculty and staff members who cannot attend can add or update their contact information using the First Gen Contact Form for updates on first-generation programming on campus if interested.
For questions, contact the Office of First-Year and Transfer Programs. Share your first-generation student pride using #celebratefirstgen!