Get a Helping Hand
Definitions vary, but the most common is this: an individual whose parent(s) did not complete a 4-year baccalaureate degree.
Going to college is a difficult transition for all students, but first-generation students, especially, can benefit from the guidance of a mentor.
ISU’s First-Generation Faculty Mentoring Program provides this guidance through faculty mentors, professors who were first-generation students themselves, who can help ease the transition for first-generation students. Goals of the First-Generation Faculty Mentoring Program include the following:
Students may sign up now through August 19, 2013 by emailing Jim Pond at the address below: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are first-generation faculty and would like to participate in this program, please contact: email@example.com