Texas Tech University

First-Gen Champions Institute

First-Gen Champions Institute - November 18 - 19

Friday, November 18 - Saturday, November 19, 2022

As part of First-Gen Week, Texas Tech faculty and staff, and educators from across the nation, are invited to participate in the First-Gen Champions Institute.

The First-Gen Champions Institute seeks to bring together individuals that are committed to fostering a space for learning and understanding as it relates to college access, completion, and success for first-generation students. The Institute will allow first-gen champions to share in a discussion on what it truly means to champion First-Gen success and how to put those ideas into practice.

To register for the in-person or virtual sessions: Registration Opening Soon! 

Agenda Overview (Subject to Change)

Located in the various rooms in the Student Union Building (SUB) with virtual components as well

Day 1 - Friday, Nov. 18 Day 2 - Saturday, Nov. 19
Check-In (10am) Check-In (9am)
Welcome & Opening Remarks (11am)  Welcome & Plenary Session (9:30am)
Lunch (12pm) Block 3 - Breakout Sessions (11am)
Plennary Session (1pm) Lunch (12pm)
Block 1 - Breakout Sessions (2pm) Block 4 - Breakout Sessions (1pm)
Block 2 - Breakout Sessions (3pm)  Block 5 Breakout Sessions (2pm)
First-Gen Community Space (4pm) Plenary Session - First-Gen Showcase (3pm)
  Closing (4pm)