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2020 Schedule of Virtual Events

First-generation undergraduate, graduate and professional students are all welcome to attend these events!

Thursday, November 5

Tri-Alpha National Honor Society for First-Generation Induction Ceremony | 5-6:30pm EST 
(By Invitation)

National First-Generation College Student Celebration | 6-7pm EST
Join DJ Faro and your first-generation college student peers and champions for this National First-Generation College STUDENT Celebration.  Brought to you by the Council for Opportunity in Education and the Center for First-generation Student Success, this will be a fun-filled hour of music, trivia, and prizes.

Friday, November 6

First Gen Faculty Panel: “How my identity influences my academic research” | 4-5:30pm EST
Hosted by the Carolina Grad Student F1RSTS initiative in Diversity & Student Success in The Graduate School
For More Info and to REGISTER

Join us for a panel discussion with some of our own outstanding first-generation faculty.  The panelists will share their own personal experiences as first-generation faculty and why they’ve chosen their particular area of research.

Sunday, November 8

First-generation Student Game Day/Night | 12pm EST, 3pm EST, or 6pm EST
Hosted by the First-generation Student Association, Co-sponsored by Carolina Union Activities Board
For More Info and to REGISTER

All registrants who attend will be entered into a raffle and play a series of games such as Kahoot, Jackbox games, and Among Us. Each winner of the games gets additional entries into the raffle.  A UNC hoodie will be raffled off at each session.  We’ll also share news about the First-generation Voices Project.

Monday, November 9

Home for the Holidays: Navigating Family Boundaries as a First-gen Student | 3-4pm EST
For More Info and to REGISTER
How, as a first-generation undergraduate or graduate student, can we navigate the homestretch of the end of the semester along with going home for the holidays or staying here in the area?  Join us for a discussion with staff from Counseling and Psychological Services.


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