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September 2021

In-Person: CGSF Carolina Connections

Tuesday, September 7, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211 W. Cameron Avenue
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Join your first-gen peers for a social hour at the Graduate Student Center! This is a great chance to meet new people, share wisdom and advice as first-gen students, and unwind. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. If we do not meet a minimum number of registrants, we will cancel the event. In accordance with UNC’s Community Standards, all attendees must wear a face mask while inside the GSC. REGISTER HERE

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November 2021

In-Person: CGSF Carolina Connections

Tuesday, November 2, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Join your first-gen peers for a networking social and lunch-to-go at the Graduate Student Center! This is a great chance to meet new people, share wisdom and advice as first-gen students, and unwind. Lunch will be offered to-go at the end of the event. We will offer chicken and veggie options from El Chapin Guatemalan Grill. All meals will be individually wrapped and pre-packaged to ensure food safety and physical distancing. You MUST REGISTER in order to get a meal. The deadline…

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In-Person CGSF & CUAB: Coffee & Donuts

Monday, November 8, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

To kick off this year’s National First Generation College Celebration, CUAB and DSS invite you to stop by the Graduate Student Center to grab a donut and coffee! We value and appreciate our first-generation graduate students. Join us as we #CelebrateFirstGen!

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CGSF & Carolina F1RSTS: Home for the Holidays Discussion and Mixer

Tuesday, November 9, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

As part of the National First Generation College Celebration, we are hosting a "home for the holidays" discussion led by Dr. Erinn Scott, leader of the CAPS “First in the Family” group. As first-generation graduate and undergraduate students, the end of the semester and planning for the holidays can present challenges and opportunities. This is a space for students to share how they are navigating the end of the semester along with going home for the holidays or staying in…

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In-Person: CGSF First-Gen Celebration Social

Thursday, November 11, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
401 Main, 401 E Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States

Join CGSF at 401 Main as part of our National First Generation College Celebration! Come out to enjoy the company of your first-gen peers from across the university, while enjoying free appetizers outside on the patio. This is a great chance to meet new people, share wisdom and advice as first-gen students, and unwind from the daily stresses of grad school. REGISTER HERE

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December 2021

In-Person: CGSF Carolina Connections

Tuesday, December 7, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Join your first-gen peers for an end-of-semester wind-down and lunch at the Graduate Student Center! This will be a great opportunity to reflect on the past semester, celebrate each other's accomplishments, and relax. *Please note that this is intended to be a community-building opportunity and not a grab & go event.* We will offer chicken and vegetarian options from Gourmet Kingdom. All meals will be individually wrapped and pre-packaged to ensure food safety and physical distancing. You MUST REGISTER in order to…

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February 2022

In-Person: CGSF Carolina Connections

February 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Join your first-gen peers for lunch and networking at the Graduate Student Center! This will be a great opportunity to connect with other graduate students. *Please note that this is intended to be a community-building opportunity and not a grab & go event.* We will offer pork and vegetarian options from El Chapin Guatemalan Grill. All meals will be individually wrapped and pre-packaged to ensure food safety and physical distancing. You MUST REGISTER in order to get a meal. The deadline to…

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March 2022

BU/Duke/UNC 5th Annual First-Generation Graduate Student Symposium

March 25 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Zoom Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Join the Newbury Center, Duke University First-Generation Graduate Student Network, and UNC Chapel Hill Diversity and Student Success for our 5th annual symposium for graduate and professional students. The symposium will be on March 25, 2022 via Zoom. Please take a look at all the offerings we will have such as a talk with keynote speaker Rashné Jehangir, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Robert H. Beck Chair of Ideas, University of Minnesota, networking opportunities with other first-generation graduate/professional students at other institutions, sessions, and…

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Cancelled: Virtual First-Gen: Managing Money While in College

March 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Zoom Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

This workshop is for undergraduate students. Are you stressed about how to handle your finances? Let the stress go! In this hour long webinar, you will learn simple ways to manage your money while you are in college. Managing money is a skill anyone can learn. It is all about planning ahead. Join us for this free interactive webinar. Be sure to have any bank statements, bills, and paystubs available. Attendees will receive a workbook, budget template, and mind hacks…

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April 2022

In-Person CGSF: Social Identities and Academia

April 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Social Identities and Academia  The goal of this workshop is for participants to build community with fellow first-gen graduate students while sharing and reflecting on personal experiences around identity. Participants will build connections with peers across campus by reflecting on their social identities and the various ways those identities become visible in different contexts, including academia. Join us in this affirming space! Lunch will be provided. REGISTER HERE

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