UC San Diego's First-Generation College Celebration
2019 First-Generation College Celebration
On Friday, November 8, 2019 UC San Diego will host a screening of the documentary Unlikely, followed by a facilitated discussion from our Triton Firsts first-generation community. Then, the community will come together for a celebratory dinner.
2018 First-Generation College Celebration
For the 2018 First-Generation College Celebration, UC San Diego is conducting several events to highlight the day. Student Affairs is hosting a campus wide signature event and photo opportunity. During the signature event a faculty member, a staff member, and an alum will be asked to participate in an inspirational fireside chat. The event will start with a poetry reading by a first-generation college student. Additionally, several departments will host micro events, such as a Grad Student Speed Friending Event for First-Gen Students, First-Gen Socials across the undergraduate colleges, and a First-Gen reception for engineering students.
2017 First-Generation College Celebration
UC San Diego hosted a faculty panel titled 'What Fueled me to be First.' There were 240 students in attendance and had the opportunity build community with their peers and faculty members.
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