Events for First Generation Students

There are some awesome opportunities for First Generation students coming up in the next couple of weeks. Be sure to check them out! 

First Generation Graduate Student and Post-doc Social

Date: Tuesday, November 6th

Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: 2520D University Capitol Center

This is an opportunity for first-generation graduate students and post-docs to gather and network with one another and to discuss how first-generation status impacts their graduate student experiences and their graduate studies. Pizza will be provided by the Graduate College. 

Registration is encouraged: https://uiowa.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6WpasSLlT4NeSuV

Contact lisa-kelly@uiowa.edu for more information.

 

First Generation Graduate and Professional Student and Post-doc Social

Date: Thursday, November 8th

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Location: Seebohm Conference Room EMRB

This is an opportunity for first-generation graduate and professional students to gather, network, and discuss how first-generation status impacts their experience in graduate and professional school. Pizza will be provided by the Graduate College.  This event is co-sponsored by the Carver College of Medicine Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.

Registration is encouraged:https://uiowa.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6WpasSLlT4NeSuV

Contact lisa-kelly@uiowa.edu for more information.

 

Understanding the First Generation College Experience: Strategies TAs Can Use in the Classroom

Date: Friday, November 9th

Time: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Location: PBB W401

Participants will learn about characteristics of first-generation college students and how first-generation students experience the University of Iowa. We will present information from UI student surveys as well as research on academic support for first-generation college students. The facilitators will also provide strategies that can be used to promote academic success. Refreshments (cookies) will be provided.

Registration is encouraged: https://uiowa.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6WpasSLlT4NeSuV

Contact lisa-kelly@uiowa.edu for more information.