Rowan University's First-Generation College Celebration
November 8

Rowan FGCC 2019

2019 First-Generation College Celebration

Rowan University is hosting a week-long celebration of programming that supports, uplifts, and brings awareness to the first-generation student community.

The week's events include a book dedication at the University library, a conversation about identifying as first-gen and other identities, a faculty session on advocating for first-generation students, a trivia night, a yoga session, and a workshop on understanding the college process for Rowan University employees.

The week will culminate in the First-Generation Learning Community Fall Festival, featuring hot cider, lawn games, and closing ceremonies.


2018 First-Generation College Celebration

Rowan University will celebrate first-generation students in the following ways:

  • The President of the University will send a personal email to all first-generation students!
  • There will be a Bulletin Board contest celebrating first-generation student in resident halls!
  • First-generation students can make buttons with positive messages and wear them proudly!
  • There will be a book display in library of first-generation graduate authors as well as books about first-generation students!
  • There will be a Snapchat takeover on November 8, featuring stories by first-generation students, professors, and staff!


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