Building the F-Gap: A Roadmap to Success for First-Generation Students
Equity, Inclusion and Social Justice Socioeconomic and Class Issues in Higher Education
First-generation college students come to college with a myriad of issues that make their transition into predominantly white institutions of higher education difficult. First-generation access programs are effective in providing these students the academic and social support needed to help them to persist with the goal of earning a college degree. During this session, the presenters will highlight strategies that help this population to prevail over issues of social class, cultural barriers, and academic inferiority. You will have the opportunity to hear from professionals from a wide range of institutions.