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First Gen Week

Texas Tech University celebrates the inaugural First Generation Week to bring awareness, celebrate, engage, bring awareness about first generation college students, faculty and staff while also celebrating the contributions of the first generation community. The week also honors the many students, faculty and staff at Texas Tech who champion first generation students' success.

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First Generation Testimonials 

 

Stories

Profiles in Fostering a Diverse and Inclusive Community: Debra Crosby

The director of Texas Tech's Military and Veterans Programs shares her thoughts on working with veterans and their families and helping make the campus more diverse, equitable and inclusive.

Profiles in Fostering a Diverse and Inclusive Community: Aaron Tejeda

The first-generation student shares his thoughts on being a Red Raider and how he helps make Texas Tech a more diverse, equitable and inclusive campus.

Texas Tech University Receives First Forward Designation

The national honor recognizes institutions of higher education that have demonstrated a commitment to first-generation student success.
Chavez, a junior from San Antonio double-majoring in anthropology and advertising, shares her thoughts on being a Red Raider and making Texas Tech a more diverse, equitable and inclusive campus.

First Generation Transition & Mentoring Programs