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CANCELLED - Magna: Supporting First-Generation Students




When

Thursday, March 5, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Where

WAL - Wallace (05),
A650

Event Contact

Jeremiah Parry-Hill

Presenters

Jeremiah Parry-Hill

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Over 40% of incoming first-year students at 4-year colleges and universities are first-generation college students. This percentage jumps to 70% for incoming first-year students at 2-year colleges. In this live seminar, you will learn about the challenges that exist for first-generation college students and the support structures that can help them succeed.

WHAT ARE THE LEARNING GOALS?

Upon completion of this seminar, you’ll be able to:

  • Describe the profile of first-generation college students in the United States
  • Identify the challenges the disproportionately affect first-generation college students
  • Implement specific strategies to better support first-generation college students in the college classroom
  • Develop the necessary skills to identify future resources to continue supporting this student demographic

WHO DOES THIS BENEFIT?

  • Faculty
  • Provosts
  • Department Chairs
  • Deans
  • Instructional designers
  • Retention specialists
  • Directors of Diversity and Inclusion
  • First-Year Experience Coordinators