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Webinar: "Inspired to be First: Increasing the Success Rate of African American & Latino/a First-Generation Students"


The Division of Interdisciplinary Programs invites you to attend a webinar entitled “Inspired to be First: Increasing the Success Rate of African American & Latino/a First-Generation Students” on Thursday, September 13, 2012 from 1:00 pm until 2:30 pm in 9A-110.

Participants will:

Examine the pre-college experiences, strengths, and success strategies of first-generation students
Discuss the unique experiences of African American and Latino/a first-generation students, including similarities, differences, and special circumstances

Explore the ways in which university professionals can nurture the unique strengths of first-generation students to enhance student success through college

Identify strategies for how participants can best serve first-generation students who struggle in their transition to college

Please contact Linda Hickey via email or at ext. 3197 to participate.

Kate Smith
Interdisciplinary Programs
09/11/2012