#CelebrateFirstGen Twitter Tweets & Topics

And now, a congratulatory message from @RHernandezUT to #UTGrad20's #FirstGenLonghorns! 🀘

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#CelebrateFirstGen #FirstGenForward #LonghornFriday

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On this #LonghornFriday and the eve of #UTGrad20 commencement, we are pleased to congratulate #FirstGenLonghorns celebrating their graduation! πŸŽ“πŸ€˜

β€œI have something to prove.” -Amaya Fields, Physical Culture & Sport, @utexascoe

#CelebrateFirstGen #FirstGenForward

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One our Bookstore textbook leads is featured on #FirstGenUC, congrats Ella! Do you know an exceptional student is who is also a first-gen triton and graduating this year? Nominate them here:

#NewUCGrad #Classof2020 #celebrateFirstGen #FirstGenForward

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#SeniorProfiles allows us to showcase the hard-work and resiliency of our graduating #classof2020! Help us congratulate senior, @Javier_Ortega97! πŸŽ“ #SCULEADScholars #CelebrateFirstGen #LifeAtSCU #DiscoverSCU #FirstGenProud

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@vt1stgen Congratulations Ahmad! πŸŽ‰πŸŽ“
#HokieGrad
#VTFirstGenGraduate #CelebrateFirstGen

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VT First-Gen Graduate Spotlight:

Today, @vt1stgen celebrates Senior Ahmad Ayub, a Computer Science major, on his graduation! We are very proud of you, Ahmad! Congratulations on your exciting next chapter! πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰ #VTFirstGenGraduate #CelebrateFirstGen

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VT First-Gen Graduate Spotlight:

Today, @vt1stgen celebrates Senior Muhammad Awais, a Mechanical Engineering major, on his graduation! We are very proud of you, Muhammad! Congratulations on your exciting next chapter! πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰ #VTFirstGenGraduate #CelebrateFirstGen

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Important reporting by @karinfischer @chronicle on first generation student/family experiences and what challenges higher education can address for student success #celebratefirstgen #firstgenforward #firstgengraduate

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@vt1stgen Congratulations Ashley! πŸŽ‰πŸŽ“
#HokieGrad
#VTFirstGenGraduate #CelebrateFirstGen

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VT First-Gen Graduate Spotlight:

Today, @vt1stgen celebrates Senior Ashley Chang, an Electrical Engineering major, on her graduation! Ashley, we are very proud of you & congratulations on your next chapter! πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰ #VTFirstGenGraduate #CelebrateFirstGen

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We are starting a highlight series on our social media to celebrate our first-generation graduates & all their accomplishments! We will be sharing some of their photos & memories starting TODAY and continuing in the coming weeks! #FirstgenGraduate #FirstgenForward #FirstgenCats

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@vt1stgen @JessayyStanlayy Congratulations Jessie! πŸŽ‰πŸŽ“
#VTFirstGenGraduate #CelebrateFirstGen

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VT First-Gen Graduate Spotlight:

Today, @vt1stgen celebrates Senior Jessie Stanley, a Chemical Engineering major, on her graduation! We are very proud of you @JessayyStanlayy! πŸŽ‰ Help us congratulate Jessie on her graduation! #VTFirstGenGraduate #CelebrateFirstGen

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Graduating Senior Speakers: @Yes_iiii Yesenia Magdaleno-Solis, @Javier_Ortega97 Javier Ortega & Stephany Haro | Michael E. Kelly Award Recipient: Lavelle Simmons | LEAD Community-Builder Award Recipient: @pattyyuzon Patty Yuzon πŸ₯³ #CelebrateFirstGen #FirstGenProud #LifeAtSCU

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VT First-Gen Graduate Spotlight:

Today, @vt1stgen celebrates Senior Nate Weldegiorgis, a Computer Engineering major, on his graduation! Nate, we are very proud of you & your accomplishments! πŸŽ‰ Help us congratulate Nate on his graduation! #VTFirstGenGraduate #CelebrateFirstGen

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VT First-Gen Graduate Spotlight:

Today, @vt1stgen celebrates Senior Nick Angle, a Physics major, on his graduation from VT! Nick, we are very proud of you & your accomplishments! πŸŽ‰ Help us congratulate Nick on his graduation! #VTFirstGenGraduate #CelebrateFirstGen

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Institutions have invited speakers & offered programming on first-generation student success, hosted lunch & learn events, kicked off mentoring programs, distributed first-gen swag, featured first-generation students on websites, & more, via @FirstgenCenter! #CelebrateFirstGen

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Thank you #SCULEADScholars, their families, Lorenzo, Victor, Eva, & Pancho for joining LEAD staff as a #community in our first ever LEAD Family Conversations. Grateful to have strong allies for the #firstgen community at @SantaClaraUniv

#CelebrateFirstGen #DiscoverSCU #SCUProud

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On November 8, we encourage colleges & universities to celebrate the success of first-generation college students, faculty, & staff in every way possible. Get creative! Tag @COETalk & @FirstgenCenter, then use the #CelebrateFirstGen! More info here:

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National #CelebrateFirstGen is on Sunday, November 8, 2020, in honor of the signing of the #HEA of 1965! Nov 8 is now a staple across #highered and dedicated to celebrating #firstgen student, staff, & faculty. Join @FirstgenCenter & us! #FirstgenForward

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National #CelebrateFirstGen is on Sunday, November 8, 2020, in honor of the signing of the #HEA of 1965! Nov 8 is now a staple across #highered and dedicated to celebrating #firstgen student, staff, & faculty. Join @COETalk and us! #FirstgenForward

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Use Nov. 8 to encourage campus communities to better understand the systemic barriers plaguing #HigherEd & the supports necessary for this important & resilient population to continue thriving, via @FirstgenCenter. #CelebrateFirstGen

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VT First-Gen Graduate Spotlight:

Today, @vt1stgen celebrates Senior RJ Garza, a Communications major, on his graduation from VT! RJ, we are very proud of you & your accomplishments! πŸŽ‰ Help us congratulate RJ on his graduation! #VTFirstGenGraduate #CelebrateFirstGen

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VT First-Gen Graduate Spotlight:

Today, @vt1stgen celebrates senior Sophia Mosleh on her graduation from VT!! Sophia is a Biological Sciences major. We are so proud of you!! πŸŽ‰Help us congratulate Sophia on her graduation! #VTFirstGenGraduate #CelebrateFirstGen

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VT First-Gen Graduate Spotlight:

Today, @vt1stgen celebrates senior Alyssa Smith on her graduation from Virginia Tech!! Alyssa is a Psychology major. We are so proud of you!! Help us congratulate @alyssars7 on her graduation! #VTFirstGenGraduate #CelebrateFirstGen

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Beginning this week, @vt1stgen will celebrate our #FirstGenGraduates who are graduating this month!

VTFirstGenGraduate Spotlight: Gordon Quach, Industrial & Systems Engineering Major
Congratulations Gordon!
#CelebrateFirstGen #firstgen #vt1stgen #FirstgenForward

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So grateful for @monmouthu campus partnerships like the one @FirsttoflyMU has with Monmouth Future Scholars read more:
#firstgenforward #celebratefirstgen #hawkfamily

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Watch @monmouthu president @PatrickFLeahy discuss higher ed access and support for first gen Hawks on @JerseyMatters
#firstgenforward #celebratefirstgen

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"Success is a ladder you cannot climb with your hands in your pockets" American Proverb.
Good luck throughout finals week. Keep climbing! #FirstgenGraduates
#firstgenproud #celebratefirstgen #firsttoflymonmouth #hawksflytogether #hawkfamily

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On this International Workers Day 2020 we honor the grit, commitment, sacrifice and aspirations of first generation students, families, faculty employees, and friends in higher education communities across the globe. #firstgenproud #celebratefirstgen #internationalworkersday2020

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@The_SA_Blog A6: This may require call campaigns, targeted outreach across social platforms, virtual live sessions to (re-) engage returning and first-time #firstgen students. Tactics to #CelebrateFirstGen will also be very important. #SAChat

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Congratulations Class of 2020! The @monmouthu Hawk Family takes so much pride in all our graduates who are First to Fly! #FirstgenGraduates #firstgen #firstgenforward #hawkfamily #celebratefirstgen

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This is the nation's first recognition program acknowledging higher education institutions for their commitment to first generation student success. #firstgenforward #firstgen #celebratefirstgen

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The Story of First to Fly "Looking First-gen Forward"
In March 2020 Monmouth was recognized by @FirstgenCenter as a 2020-2021 First-gen Forward Institution. #firstgenforward #celebratefirstgen #firstgen

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We are so excited by the peer mentoring of @mu_studentsfirsttofly and participation and engagement of @monmouthuniversity faculty, and employees available to develop mentor relationships with our first gen students.
#celebratefirstgen #firstgen #firstgenforward #hawkfamily

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The Story of First to Fly "Celebration"
Our participation in the @firstgencenter First Generation College Success Day on November 8th in 2018 and 2019 were events that invited the campus to celebrate first generation experience and identity. #celebratefirstgen #firstgenforward

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