UT Dallas works to ensure success of its first-generation students
The University of Texas at Dallas is investing significant resources into their first-generation students on campus and promoting community among them.
Taiesha Smith / About Campus: Enriching the Student Learning Experience / Jun 7, 2023
This essay discusses the lived experiences of first-gen students each August when they arrive on a college campus for the first time. The author's approach offers a reflective component for institutions of higher education to consider when creating support or programs for first-gen students as they navigate unfamiliar terrain in which they are expected to understand its components instantly.