Posts tagged: first-generation student - Diverse
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Study: No Clear Definition On Who is a First-Generation Student

by | October 3, 2018 Higher education institutions have made strides in identifying and assisting first-generation s Read more

Dallas County Promise Touts Impressive College Enrollment Numbers

by Sammy G. Allen | October 1, 2018
Jose Alvarez describes himself as a struggling, first-generation student at El Centro College. [...] Read more

First-Generation University Adult Learners and the Choice of an Online Learning Model

by Yoram Neumann |
Access, success and affordability of higher education are main topics of discussion among polic [...] Read more

Easing The Transition: 3 Pieces of Advice for Supporting First-Generation or Underrepresented Students on Your Campus

by | September 11, 2018
Thousands of students are entering college or graduate school for the first time and those who [...] Read more

UConn Has Been “Intentional” About Diversity Efforts

by | September 4, 2018
The University of Connecticut (UConn) has created and implemented a variety of wrap-around supp [...] Read more

UPenn Provides Support Services for First-Generation and Low-Income Students

by | August 31, 2018
The University of Pennsylvania’s advocacy for education accessibility among first-generation [...] Read more

The Demands for Diversity Hiring Requires a “Pipeline”

by Armando Bengochea | August 21, 2018
As the summer closes and college campuses across the country come roaring back to life, the dem [...] Read more

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
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