* Limited to 100 Participants
About the Institute
The National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition invites those interested in programs and initiatives for first-generation students to join us for the Institute on First-Generation Students. Institute faculty will build a framework for examining trends and practices connected to building a comprehensive and intentional approach to ensure the success of first-generation students.
The Center for First-Generation Student Success, an initiative of NASPA and the Suder Foundation, is pleased to be a 2018 collaborative sponsor of the Institute on First-Generation College Students to be held July 27 - 29, 2018 at the University of South Carolina. Register today to join us for this opportunity!
The Center for First-Generation Student Success is proud to support The National Resource Center for First-Year Experience and Students in Transition for the Institute on First-generation College Students. To celebrate our new partnership, the Center offered ONE FREE REGISTRATION to the 2018 Institute on First-Generation College Students, July 27-29 in Columbia, SC! The lucky winner is Jennifer Schoen from Northeastern University. Congratulations Jennifer, we look forward to seeing you this summer in Columbia, SC.
For more information about The Center for First-Generation Student Success, please visit https://firstgen.naspa.org.
- Defining the first-generation student
- Understanding first-generation students and their needs
- Identifying factors that contribute to success for first-generation students
- Discerning elements of a comprehensive institutional approach to first-generation success
- Developing curricular and cocurricular strategies and initiatives tailored for first-generation students
- Strategizing to gain institutional support for first-generation programs
- Defining the role of faculty and staff in first-generation student success
- Assessing programs and strategies for supporting first-generation students
Institute Faculty to Include
- Amy Baldwin, Director of University College - University of Central Arkansas
- Althea Counts, Director of TRiO Programs - University of South Carolina
- Jennifer Keup, Director - National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition
- La'Tonya Rease Miles, Director, First Year Experience & Strategic Initiatives - University of California Los Angeles
- Dorothy Ward, Director, Entering Student Program - University of Texas, El Paso
- Sarah Whitley, Senior Director, Center for First-Generation Student Success - NASPA
- James Winfield, Assistant Director for Faculty Development, University 101 Programs - University of South Carolina
If you have any questions about the content or organization of this event, contact Lauren Rippy by phone at (803) 777-0279 or by e-mail at Lauren.Rippy@sc.edu. Information about this Institute and other events sponsored by the Center can be found at www.sc.edu/fye/