Georgia Southern University, Armstrong Campus' First-Generation College Celebration
November 8


Georgia Southern University, Armstrong Campus

2018 First-Generation College Celebration

The celebration is called, "Operation 1st Generation"! All events will start on November 5, and culminate with a resource fair for first-generation students on November 8 and will include the following:

  • University president will highlight the celebration on the GASOU website;
  • Tabling will offer first-generation students an opportunity to discuss their challenges;
  • Three first-generation students will be interviewed and highlighted in the school newspaper;
  • A first-generation faculty and staff will be highlighted in an email across campus;
  • Select first-generation students will participate in a 'day in the life' and will be featured through the university's social media;
  • There will be a banner will be displayed in the student union to raise awareness about the celebration;
  • First-generation faculty and staff have volunteered to wear their Alma Mater gear on Nov. 8 along with a button that says, "Ask me why I'm First!"; 
  • First-generation students will also be supplied with the same button.