Design thinking, first generation college students, and COVID-19

Design thinking, first generation college students, and COVID-19

First gens face a myriad of challenges as they make the sometimes difficult transition from home to higher education, navigate the college culture through graduation, and enter the workforce. The added challenges of COVID-19 complicate the relationship between home culture,

First Generation Alumni Mentoring

First Generation Alumni Mentoring

There is a huge untapped source of human capital that could revolutionize the support and mentoring that current first generation college students desperately want and need: first generation college student alumni. Colleges and universities are only beginning to realize the

First Generation Students Find Their Voice

First Generation Students Find Their Voice

This is a very exciting time to be a first generation college student! Today’s first gens are connecting, sharing ideas and advocating for themselves as a distinct group. In a three-part blog series on first generation students, I will explore