#CelebrateFirstGen Twitter Tweets & Topics

Officially graduating LAW SCHOOL in DECEMBER first gen and the son of Salvadorean immigrants ima be a lawyer in international and humanities law and help everyone who needs help #lawyer #immigrants #firstgen #university #CelebrateFirstGen

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#CelebrateFirstGen TeamSISD #PuentesBobcats Bobcat scholars showing their knowledge in US History That’s how we Achieve Success!!

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Last week @SCULEADScholars celebrated National First-Gen Day! We’re so grateful for the #SCULeadScholars program and #SCUproud of the 13+ classes of LEAD #SCUAlumni! #CelebrateFirstGen 📷: SCU LEAD Scholars

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@FirstGenCollege Dr. Norman, thank you for this shout out and for all that you do to #CelebrateFirstGen students! We're impressed with your work and would love to hear your thoughts on what else TAME can do to support #firstgen K-12 students.

Hope your son has a blast at the STEM Competition!

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UHD Office of Student Affairs and Office of Enrollment Management staff members showed their support of First-Generation college students by wearing spirit shirts on Wednesday! #CelebrateFirstGen
#UHDFirstGen

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#FirstGen students have always been a part of @WakeForest. Thanks to the #MagnoliaScholars program, they always will. #CelebrateFirstGen

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Replying to @ACTEquity: “As the first to go to college, I knew I had to find myself, reach higher in my education, and surround myself with people who would continue to hold me to a higher standard.” #CelebrateFirstGen

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Next week, Nov 20 from 1-2pm ET, @COETalk and the Center will host 3 institutions to discuss how they #CelebrateFirstGen. Join us, for this FREE live briefing, in advancing an asset-based national narrative on #firstgen student experiences and outcomes.

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#Firstgeneration Computer Science alum Qer Lee was able to graduate from @CenturyCollege #debtfree when she transferred to the U of MN:

#StudentSuccess #Transfer #Affordability #CelebrateFirstGen

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On Friday, November 8, @RACC_edu staff, faculty and students of the Advantage Program celebrated the 3rd annual TRIO First Generation College Celebration. #CelebrateFirstGen Learn more about the Advantage Program at RACC, visit

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“As the first to go to college, I knew I had to find myself, reach higher in my education, and surround myself with people who would continue to hold me to a higher standard.” #CelebrateFirstGen

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Forming A Foundation: My Life As A First-Gen Military Child #BetterMakeRoom

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#FirstGen students have always been a part of @WakeForest. Thanks to the #MagnoliaScholars program, they always will. #CelebrateFirstGen

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Today is our final #celebratefirstgen event for the week- stop by the @CareerCtrVWCC between 11 and 2 today to GET LINKED IN! @COETalk @FirstgenCenter

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“I myself am a first generation student,” Kari Howell of Cal Poly Scholars said. “And I just love the idea that we can celebrate first-gen [students] and provide some additional resources and love and support for an invisible facet of diversity.”

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#FirstGen students have always been a part of @WakeForest. Thanks to the #MagnoliaScholars program, they always will. #CelebrateFirstGen

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@abc7newsbayarea helped #CelebrateFirstGen with #SCULEADScholars on Friday, 11/8! LEAD provided @SantaClaraUniv community members with goodies to commemorate first-gen students, faculty, and staff at SCU — including #SCU29 President, @kevinobriensj.

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#FirstGen students have always been a part of @WakeForest. Thanks to the #MagnoliaScholars program, they always will. #CelebrateFirstGen

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#FirstGen students have always been a part of @WakeForest. Thanks to the #MagnoliaScholars program, they always will. #CelebrateFirstGen

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In honor of National First First-Generation College Student Day, TRIO invites all students, faculty and staff to a First-Gen Celebration this Thurs (11/14). Events include a panel discussion, workshops and networking events. #IAMTHEFIRST #CelebrateFirstGen #firstgenday

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#FirstGen students have always been a part of @WakeForest. Thanks to the #MagnoliaScholars program, they always will. #CelebrateFirstGen

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@mcahalane We kicked off a campaign on Friday tied to #celebratefirstgen day which concludes on giving Tuesday. I don’t find that giving Tuesday is a good day for us. Our message tends to get lost in the shuffle.

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#FirstGen students have always been a part of @WakeForest. Thanks to the #MagnoliaScholars program, they always will. #CelebrateFirstGen

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This @NPR segment hammers on a critical point— #FirstGenDay celebrations need to spur real action to help this population complete their #highered goals. We need to #CelebrateFirstGen with resourced programs and systemic initiatives.

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We are so proud of our first-gen students like Natoya. #CelebrateFirstGen

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#CelebrateFirstGen week is complete! Which event was your favorite? 🌟

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First-generation alumna shares her Cal Lutheran story via @cluechonews #FirstGen @COEtalk @FirstgenCenter #ProudtoBeFirst #HSI #CelebrateFirstGen

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Check out today's panel, hosted by @AWISatUT, where @UTAustin professors who were #firstgen college graduates will share their unique experiences:
📅 Nov 12
⏰ 6pm
📍 POB 2.302
Free refreshments provided
#celebratefirstgen #firstgenforward

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.@UTKnoxville celebrated their first-gen students all last week with events on campus, motivating other schools to do the same! Nearly a quarter of UT’s undergrad students are first-gen.

We applaud this initiative! 👏
#CelebrateFirstGen #MondayMotivation

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More than half of the 2019-2020 Pinnacol Foundation scholarship recipients are the first in their families to attend college. We're accepting applications now from students with a parent who was injured or killed on the job. #CelebrateFirstGen

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What’s Up Bobcats 😼 Happening now is out last event for First Gen Week hosted by The Graduate College! #FirstGenProud #CelebrateFirstGen ⭐️

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#SCULEADScholars proudly celebrated National First-Gen Day last Friday, November 8th. Current LEAD Scholar Stephany Haro, class of 2020, was interviewed by #KPIX5News! #CelebrateFirstGen @FirstgenCenter @ImFirstGen @SantaClaraUniv @KPIXtv

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Grateful to @ElissaNadworny with @NPR for always working to tell the real #firstgen story in an asset-based way. Thanks for involving @FirstgenCenter in your work! #CelebrateFirstGen

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