Monday, November 4, 2019

Celebrate First-Generation College Students - Events this Week

First-Generation College Students Celebration at Vol State

Join us for these events!

A First-Generation college student is defined as a student whose parent(s) did not complete a bachelor's degree and who is resilient, determined, driven, persistent, tenacious, hopeful, supportive, AND is a trailblazer who inspires others!

Monday, November 4           The Well Tables
Get your First-Gen t-shirts and for faculty and staff. “I Pledge to Support First-Gen College Students” pledge cards and buttons available. Hosted by Student Engagement.
Gallatin: 9:15-9:45AM and 11:00-11:30AM, SRB 2nd floor hallway. (Refreshments)
Highland Crest: 9:15-11:00AM

Tuesday, November 5           First-Gen and Information Tables
Get info on services from TRIO, The Access Center, Diversity and Inclusion, and Adult Learners and Veteran Affairs. First-Gen t-shirts and “I Pledge to Support First-Gen College Students” pledge cards and buttons will be available.
Gallatin: 9:00-11:00AM, Wood, Mary Cole Nichols Dining Room A. (Refreshments)

Adult Learners and Veterans Affairs, Information and First-Gen Table for evening students
Gallatin: 4:30-6PM, Mattox Hallway. (Refreshments)

Wednesday, November 6      Lunch/Learn: What’s Next after Vol State?
A discussion of university transfer and workforce decisions. Hosted by Diversity and Inclusion and TRIO.
Gallatin: 11:15AM Wood, Mary Cole Nichols Dining Room B. (Lunch)
Highland Crest: 11:15AM Zoom Only, Room 146. (Lunch)
Livingston: 11:15-1:00PM Zoom, Room 109, plus First-Gen Table (student lounge area). (Lunch)

Adult Learners and Veterans Affairs, Information and First-Gen Table for evening students
Gallatin: 4:30-6PM, Wallace North Hallway (Refreshments)

Thursday, November 7         First-Generation Student Celebration
A discussion with first-generation college students, faculty and staff hosted by President Faulkner. Everyone is encouraged to wear their First-Gen t-shirt and/or button. Prize drawings for gear and book scholarships for students.
Gallatin: 12:45PM Mary Cole Nichols Dining Rooms A and B. (Lunch)
Highland Crest: 12:45 Zoom, Room 146, 12:00-3:00PM First-Gen Table (Lunch)
Cookeville: 8:00-3:30PM, First-Gen Table only (Atrium) (Lunch)

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