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first-generation students Stories

By Emily Boudreau 12/14/2021 4:43 PM EST
Becca Bassett
Ph.D. student Becca Bassett on what really needs to be done to support low-income, first-gen college students.
By 04/11/2019 9:36 AM EDT
Real Advice for First-Gens
How first-generation students can successfully navigate college unknowns.
By Lory Hough 01/22/2019 10:23 AM EST
Anthony Jack
A look at one of Assistant Professor Anthony Jack's favorite hobbies.
By Jill Anderson 06/18/2018 4:14 PM EDT
Kairos Learning
Kairos Learning simulates the college experience for low-income, first-generation students in an effort to give them a fair start.
By Lory Hough 05/20/2017 3:16 PM EDT
Tony Jack
New faculty member Tony Jack knows first hand what his research revealed: some low-income kids come to college more prepared than others.
By Leah Shafer 09/19/2016 3:16 PM EDT
Beyond Stereotype
Breaking the grip of the “model minority” caricature to see students as individuals.
By Andrew Bauld 03/22/2016 12:13 PM EDT
Lorena Martinez
School Leadership student Lorena Martinez sees community and family engagement as the key to students' success.
By Jill Anderson 03/03/2016 3:23 PM EST
Tony Jack
New faculty appointee Anthony Jack, a sociologist whose research looks at the stories of low-income, first-generation undergraduates at renowned universities, tells his own tale.