We’re hosting special events to recognize and support our First Gen students.

First Gen webinar and discussion
Starting from the bottom: Building First Gen support offerings with little to no resources
Thursday, February 20, noon–1:30 p.m., CUB 204
RSVP not required but appreciated
Review concrete ways to establish buy-in from administrators, faculty, and staff when pioneering initiatives from the ground up. Topics will include the importance of institutional context, establishing (unlikely) allies, and garnering faculty partnerships.

First Gen & TRIO Panel
Celebrate and reflect: TRIO in action at WSU
Friday, February 21, 1-2:30 p.m., CUB Jr. Ballroom, light refreshments will be provided
RSVP not required but appreciated
A panel of faculty and staff will share strategies and approaches for supporting First Gen students. Panelists will discuss the changing needs of our students and how to best utilize resources in sharing the responsibility of student success.

WSU is a First Forward Institution, recognized for our commitment and practice in supporting first gen students. For questions, please contact Lucila Loera (lucila@wsu.edu).