University of Minnesota's First-Generation College Celebration
2023 First-Generation College Celebration
The University of Minnesota Twin Cities hosts a week long celebration of first-gen students, staff and faculty from Nov. 6-10, 2023. The week includes panel discussions, celebration stations, data sharing and a culminating event of a first-gen community photo. Throughout the week, first-gen stories are collected and shared and first-gen swag is abundant. The week is a collective effort by departments and colleges across campus and results in a week of pride and celebration.
2020 First-Generation College Celebration
The University of Minnesota will host our First Gen Celebration Week from Nov. 8-13th in mostly virtual spaces for 2020. Events include a storytelling campaign to highlight first-gen students, staff, and faculty, workshops and panels, a six-foot-tall Minnesota first-gen photo cutout, and a marketing toolkit including zoom backgrounds.
Check out our website here for more information.
2019 First-Generation College Celebration
The University of Minnesota moved to a week-long first-gen celebration in 2019. The celebration focused on workshops and activities, a storytelling campaign, and raising awareness throughout the week and across campus.
More information can be found at our First Gen Proud website here.
For the latest updates on this celebration, follow @UMNFirstGen on Instagram and use #UMNFirst to show your support!