Faculty Conference Travel Grant applications open at 8:00am on April 1(for travel July - Sept).
Students are the first in their families to attend college face special challenges. Below are resources to help faculty understand and work with the needs of first-generation college students.
DECEMBER, 2011 ADVISING FORUM
Caroline Cascini, Senior Academic Advisor, CLAS Academic Advising Center
Melissa Selby-Theut, Director, Educational Support Program
WEBSITES & REPORTS
Advising First-Generation Students (National Academic Advising Association)
Making Excellence Inclusive (American Association of Colleges & Universities)
The First Generation Student Experience: Implications for Campus Practice, and Strategies for Improving Persistence and Success by Davis, 2010
The Invisibility Factor: Administrators and Faculty Reach Out to First-Generation College Students by Housel & Harvey, 2010