University of Nevada, Reno's First-Generation College Celebration
November 8

University of Nevada, Reno FGCC
2020 First-Generation College Celebration
Advising Game Night (Tuesday, November 3rd from 5:00pm - 6:00pm)
  • Location: Zoom -
  • Learn about your academic advisors and their first-gen experiences in an exciting game show and have a chance to win a $50 Barnes and Noble Card!!!
First-generation Town Hall Talk (Wednesday, November 4th from 1:00pm - 2:00pm)
  • The focus of this town hall will be building community after the November 3rd election amid the socio-political context and the ongoing challenges that minorities/marginalized communities will continue to face.
Picasso Paint Night (Thursday, November 5th from 4:00pm - 5:00pm)
  • Pick up your free art kit in the First-Gen Student Center and paint with us virtually! Kits will be available for individuals to pick up at the First-Gen Student Center before Thursday’s event. Instructors will guide individuals in a step by step process painting the first-gen logo in front of the Reno skyline!
2019 First-Generation College Celebration

Programs under the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) Academic and Opportunity Support Programs marked a week of events to celebrate First-Generation College Week by renaming the office "Student Services' First-Generation Student Center". The celebration will include a Student Senate resolution in support of the new name, a second resolution in support of First-Generation College week at UNR, the unveiling of a new office identifier, an open house, a distribution of commemorative buttons among faculty and administrators, a "Rink N' Roll" fundraiser night, and information tables.


FIRST Gen College Week Calendar - Maritza Machado-Williams

2018 First-Generation College Celebration

Programs under the Academic and Opportunity Support Programs at the University of Nevada, Reno set a table with information for students and faculty. Student participants distributed commemorative buttons celebrating First-Gen day.