Posts tagged: first-generation student - Diverse

Vanessa Sansone: Determined to Make a Difference

by | August 9, 2018 Dr. Vanessa Sansone has used her personal background of being a first-generation college studen Read more

I’m a Doctor – Now What? Lessons from a First-Generation Scholar

by Janelle L. Williams | August 8, 2018
As I continue to navigate post-doctoral life, my advice for anyone who felt blindsided by expec [...] Read more

How to Make Our Institutions More Accessible

by Angel B. Perez | August 6, 2018
While higher education is abuzz with goals of cultivating greater access and success for histor [...] Read more

The Opportunity of Being First-Gen

by | July 31, 2018
There is something about using my personal story as a first-generation college student to encou [...] Read more

Realizing My Potential Through the Higher Education Opportunity Program

by | June 27, 2018
When done correctly, opportunity programs foster a sense of community on campus where students [...] Read more

Convening Puts Focus on First-Generation Students

by | June 10, 2018
Providing access and opportunities to first-generation college students is the focus of a three [...] Read more

Fresh Insights on First-Generation College Students: A Need to Change the Language of Retention

by Shannon LaCount |
It’s true that first-generation students might be naïve to standard operating procedure in h [...] Read more

Report Examines Impact of Last-Dollar Financial Aid

by Lois Elfman | May 31, 2018
A new study looks at how the Bridging the Gap program at Rutgers University-Camden improved aff [...] Read more

GlobalMindED: Inclusive Leadership for Education and Lifelong Learning

by Carol Carter | April 26, 2018
GlobalMindED represents a unique opportunity for diverse stakeholders to come together to ident [...] Read more

Tension By Choice: Reflecting on Code-Switching and Living Two Lives

by | April 18, 2018
Although I recognize that many first-generation students experience code-switching and feeling [...] Read more