November 15th Session Summary: Campus Community: Shifting Demographics and Student Identity

Our third Provisions session of the 2016-2017 year explored the theme of “Campus Community: Shifting Demographics and Student Identity.” Presenters shared experience and expertise with the various topics pertaining to the theme, in which sought to explore the shifting population of college students (i.e. millennials, first generation). An audience of approximately 20 faculty and staff members attended to … Continue reading November 15th Session Summary: Campus Community: Shifting Demographics and Student Identity

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October 20th Provisions Session Summary: Teaching First Generation Students

**To access the podcast, click here!!** Our second Provisions session of the year explored the theme of Teaching First Generation Students. Presenters shared previous experience with teaching first generation students, and effective strategies for improving success for first generation students. An audience of approximately 35 faculty and staff members attended to hear presentations from Lai-Monté Hunter, Director of Intercultural Leadership, Gina Occhiogrosso, … Continue reading October 20th Provisions Session Summary: Teaching First Generation Students

Teaching First Generation Students: October 20th Session

In the article, "Taking My Parents to College", Jennine Capo Crucet discusses her experience as a first generation student. Neither her or her family knew what to expect when she signed up for college. Upon reading this, I hadn't realized how hard it is for a first generation student to settle into college. A first generation college … Continue reading Teaching First Generation Students: October 20th Session