University of South Carolina, Columbia's First-Generation College Celebration
2018 First-Generation College Celebration
The University of South Carolina, Columbia will have a Celebration Table outside of the University Student Union from 12 PM-2 PM. The celebration will include first-gen buttons, cupcakes, the mascot, as well as a photo booth frame and props for the students to take pictures.
Additionally, there will be a First-Generation Faculty & Staff Panel from 5 PM-6 PM, where faculty & staff will share their experiences with first-generation students. Following the panel, there will be a short reception to thank the panelists for serving and for students to ask individual questions.
Recently, the University of South Carolina, Columbia created a First-Generation Initiatives Working Group, made up of faculty and staff from several offices across campus to collaborate and plan initiatives for first-generation students.