Christian Brothers University's First-Generation College Celebration
November 8

2021 First-Generation College Celebration

The Office of Student Success at Christian Brothers University will host a kick-off celebration on Monday, November 8th, a swag table outside of the cafeteria all week long and celebrate our first-gen students, alumni, staff and faculty through social media. An Alumni Panel will be co-sponsored with Career Services on November 11th and an evening retreat for first-gen students will be co-sponsored by Campus Ministry on Friday, November 12th.

2020 First-Generation College Celebration

Academic Services will be leading Christian Brothers University's (CBU's) in the National First-Generation College Celebration during the first two weeks of November. Social media spotlights on current students, staff, and faculty, as well as alumni, will be featured from November 2-10, including an Instagram Live Conversation on November 8th. Virtual, synchronous events will comprise of a panel discussion for alumni and a panel for current community members. There will also be a First-gen Swag Table in the quad! 

To view all of our events, visit our website here.

2019 First-Generation College Celebration

In 2019, Academic Services led CBU in the National First-Generation College Celebration during the first week of November. A hospitality room was provided on November 8, 2019 for the campus community with refreshments, games, and the opportunity to take a selfie with #WeAreFirstGen frames and posters. "We Are F1rst Gen" signs and buttons were given out to students, as well as to staff and faculty to display in their office.

For the latest updates on this celebration, follow @cbustudentsuccess on Instagram, use #WeAreFirstGen, #WeSupportFirstGen, and #WeAreCBU, and visit their website to show your support!