Monmouth University's First-Generation College Celebration
November 8

First to Fly

2017 First-Generation College Celebration

In 2017 Monmouth University established a dedicated position to lead campus-wide first-generation initiatives. Also, Monmouth co-sponsored and sent six students to the 6th Annual First Generation College Student Summit hosted by Mount Holyoke College.

2018 First-Generation College Celebration

In 2018, through a campus initatives called First to Fly: First Generation at Monmouth, the plan is to launch the campus-wide first-generation student mentoring program along with a student/staff panel discussion celebrating the successes of first-generation members of the campus community. Additionally, on November 8th, 2018 there will be a tabling event raising awareness about and celebrating first-generation students in the student center.