The Center is the premier source of evidence-based practices, professional development, and knowledge creation for the higher education community to advance the success of first-generation students.
Inspirational words from famous first gens, like Supreme Court Justice, Sonia Sotomayor, actress, Viola Davis, and actor and producer, Samuel L. Jackson.
Digital stories of first generation students.
“Being the first in your family to pursue higher education can be daunting. Here are some encouraging pieces of advice as you enter college.” (Cal State University article by Michelle Baik)
Check out video stories from first-gen students, read student blogs, and share your own story.