The University of Washington's First-Generation College Celebration
November 8


University of Washington FG

2017 First-Generation College Celebration

Faculty and staff who identify as first-generation college graduate were invited to wear “I Am First-Gen” buttons all week, to participate in the celebration and demonstrate to students that many in our community have experienced similar pathways in higher education.  All three UW campuses held events celebrating the first-generation student experience.

2018 First-Generation College Celebration

Similar to last year, faculty and staff who identify as first-generation college graduate will be invited to wear “I Am First-Gen” buttons all week, to participate in the celebration and demonstrate to students that many in our community have experienced similar pathways in higher education. All three UW campuses will host events to celebrate the first-generation student experience.