Location

Room 144B, Chamberlain Student Center

Start Date

13-2-2020 1:00 PM

End Date

13-2-2020 2:00 PM

Description

This panel will highlight the development, growth, and evolution of First to Fly: First Generation at Monmouth. Launched in spring 2017, First to Fly provides student-centered initiatives designed to offer academic, social, and personal support for students who identify as first-generation. Co-presenters Claude Taylor and Jenna Fleming will discuss a range of challenges and successes related to raising awareness of first-generation identity and experiences on their campus. The design of these initiatives is to build an inclusive community across students, faculty, and staff stakeholders. Particular attention will be given to defining first-generation identity, the role of mentoring, and promoting campus-wide collaboration.

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Feb 13th, 1:00 PM Feb 13th, 2:00 PM

First to Fly: Building First Generation Campus Community From the Ground Up

Room 144B, Chamberlain Student Center

This panel will highlight the development, growth, and evolution of First to Fly: First Generation at Monmouth. Launched in spring 2017, First to Fly provides student-centered initiatives designed to offer academic, social, and personal support for students who identify as first-generation. Co-presenters Claude Taylor and Jenna Fleming will discuss a range of challenges and successes related to raising awareness of first-generation identity and experiences on their campus. The design of these initiatives is to build an inclusive community across students, faculty, and staff stakeholders. Particular attention will be given to defining first-generation identity, the role of mentoring, and promoting campus-wide collaboration.