Office of Student Success, Equity and Innovation

Faculty & Staff Professional Development

I AM FIRST Virtual Engagement Events

The I AM FIRST team is offering a virtual space to learn and engage in dialogue around the first-generation student experience and best practices. Whether you identify as first-gen or simply want to learn more about how to best support your students, join us! 

First-gen Pros 2.0: Navigating First-gen Identity of Mid-Senior Level Professionals

February 15

Noon to 1 p.m. (Webinar)

Explore themes of supervision, mentorship, and career trajectory through the shared knowledge and unique experiences of first-gen professionals.

Engaging Family to Bolster First-gen College Student Well-Being and Success

March 22

Noon to 1 p.m. via (Webinar)

Discussion about first-gen student experience. Explore these first-gen college students' families within the classroom, and in the larger aspects of college life.

Practical Strategies for Faculty and Staff to Cultivate First-gen Student Success

April 19 

Noon to 1 p.m. via (Webinar)

This meeting highlights strategies to engage faculty and staff in enhancing the sense of belonging and overall success of first-generation students.