Posts tagged: First-Generation College Students - Diverse
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Modeling Behavior And Fostering a Sense of Well-Being For First-Generation College Students

by Curtis L. Todd | February 14, 2019 First-generation college students are frequently found in the margins of important collegiate e Read more

Pathways to Law School Program is Yielding Success Stories

by Lydia Lum | February 8, 2019
Launched in 2014, the initiative aims to diversify the legal profession by targeting members of [...] Read more

Sorority Life as an Act of Resistance

by | January 14, 2019
My expectations of life as a Black, college student in the 90’s were largely shaped by a TV s [...] Read more

Immigrant Identity

by Claudia García-Louis | January 11, 2019
As a first-generation Mexican immigrant woman, who stands at just 5 feet tall, I knew navigatin [...] Read more

‘The Best Dissertation is a Finished Dissertation’ Reconsidered

by | December 16, 2018
Throughout my time as doctoral student, there is one piece of advice that I keep hearing that i [...] Read more

Scholar-Practitioner Finds His ‘Home’ in Residential Life

by | December 11, 2018
Growing up with 14 siblings in rural Nebraska, Dr. Jim Tweedy had his first taste of privacy wh [...] Read more

UPenn and Stanford Seniors Named 2019 Rhodes Scholars

by | November 19, 2018
Anea B. Moore, a senior sociology and urban studies major at University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) [...] Read more

Six Lessons to Succeed as a First-Generation College Student

by Carolyn J. Stefanco | November 14, 2018
More than 35 years ago, I packed everything I could fit into the old Pontiac Catalina my grandp [...] Read more

Responding to Misconceptions of Being a Graduate Student

by | November 5, 2018
Sometimes I get frustrated with myself because I am unable to explain my experiences in higher [...] Read more

New Innovative Grant at Cal Poly Pomona Raised Graduation Rates, Lowered Equity Gaps

by | November 1, 2018
After establishing an innovative Summer Completion Initiative Grant, California State Polytechn [...] Read more

Celebrations for First-Gen Students Expand in Year Two

by Lois Elfman | October 22, 2018
The Council for Opportunity in Education (COE), in partnership with the Center for First-Genera [...] Read more