Texas Tech University

First-Gen Champions Institute

Thursday, November 12, 2020 | 9:30am - 2pm | zoom

As part of First-Gen Week (Nov. 8th – Nov. 13th), Texas Tech faculty and staff, and educators from across the Lubbock community, 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.

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

Featured Speaker; Dr. Rashne Jehangir

Agenda Overview 

9:15am Virtual Check- In
9:30am Welcome
9:45am Opening Speaker
10am

Breakout Session:

Understanding the First-Gen Experience: A Virtual Roundtable Discussion

11am 

Breakout Session: 

Enhancing Your First-Generation Success Toolkit

 

High School/College Access Professionals TRACK

Higher Education TRACK

12pm

Featured Speaker:

Dr. Rashné Jehangir, Associate Professor of Higher Education and the Robert H. Beck Chair of Ideas in the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Minnesota—Twin Cities

 

Session:

First Gen Students: Toward Full Citizenship in Higher Education

 1:30pm Call to Action & Closing 

 

First Generation Transition & Mentoring Programs