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National First-Gen Celebration Week: Nov 2 – 6

We invite students, faculty, staff, and all First-Gen supporters to celebrate the successes of first-generation students at our 3rd Annual National First-Generation Celebration. This will be a virtual week-long celebration with opportunities to engage in virtual panels, share stories, and recognize the many unique ways that UTEP First-Gen students are achieving their dreams of attaining their degree.

Interested in hearing from current first-gen students, parents, faculty, staff, and alumni?

Join us for three virtual panels sharing different perspectives on supporting our first-gen community. Panels are open to all audiences!

Nov 2 | 2PM - 3:30PM: Student Panel
Nov 4 | 5PM - 6:30PM: Parent Panel
Nov 5 | 11AM - 12:30PM: Faculty, Staff, and Alumni Panel

Share your Experience

We want to hear about your experience as a first-gen student. What motivated you to go to college and how has UTEP supported your journey? What advice do you have for incoming first-gen students?

Your story could be featured on the First-Gen website and on future campaigns. If you were the first in your family to graduate from college, share your story! 

The deadline to submit is Friday, November 20, 2020.
Click Here to Submit your Story!

Thursday, November 5, 2020

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