Eastern Kentucky University's First-Generation College Celebration
November 8

EKU First-gen Conference

2019 First-Generation College Celebration

This year, Eastern Kentucky University is hosting Kentucky's inaugural conference focusing on first-generation college students on November 7 and 8, 2019. Guest speakers include Dr. Michael Sorrell, President of Paul Quinn College, and Silas House, acclaimed Kentucky author. To learn more visit: https://firstgen.eku.edu/.

2018 First-Generation College Celebration

Eastern Kentucky University hosted a campus-wide event on November 8, 2018 to celebrate first-generation students!  The celebration included an Open House/Resource Fair for students, first-generation guest speakers, and an exciting first-generation panel discussion featuring first-gen students, faculty, and staff, and included refreshments! An open invitation was sent out campus-wide. Also, there was an announcement about the plan to host a state of First-Generation Conference slated for November 8, 2019!



2018 FG Celebration - Sierrah Anderson


2017 First-Generation College Celebration

Eastern Kentucky University's President signed a letter of institutional commitment to first-generation student success and sent it to COE.