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We hope this page shares some helpful information with regard to the first-generation college student journey to and through college. As always, we welcome your feedback and appreciate all that you do!
“A teacher approached me and asked if I was interested in being the learning assistant for her class. That was the very first time I was involved in the Mason community in general. And from that point I started branching out more.” (Mario, Class of 2019)
National Center for First-Generation Student SuccessIn Fall 2017, NASPA and the Suder Foundation partnered and created the NASPA Center for First-generation Student Success. Their website is a portal to current events, conferences, and trainings (for members and non-members), as well as contains a searchable database to find resources relating to research and policy.
Helpful Readings Useful in Supporting First-Generation StudentsRecent publications on first-generation college students
Directory of First-Generation GMU Faculty & Staff
Conferences, Trainings, and Events