The New School's First-Generation College Celebration
2018 First-Generation College Celebration
New School Firsts is a committee at The New School that works to support First-Generation College Student. This year, the New School Firsts planned events for the week leading up to National First-Generation College Celebration Day (November 8). Events included a first-generation faculty/staff lunch, a community letter writing campaign to local representatives advocating for policies that support first-generation students, a career networking event for first-generation students, and a closing celebration where invited guest spoke about their journey as first-generation student in academia.