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First Generation Student Welcome - First Connections

Event Details

September 26, 2018
4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Old Chapel

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available
Free admission
Carolyn Bassett, Associate Provost of Student Success

Come have some refreshments, welcome the students at UMass who are among the first in their families to attend college, and meet community members supporting our first gen students.

One in every four undergraduates at UMass is a first generation college student. First gen students and faculty, staff, and advocates will gather at this recpetion to meet one another, share stories, and learn about the first gen experience at UMass.

We’ll talk about internships, support for your course work, and leadership opportunities. You can also learn more about first gen advocacy on campus.

Get some free giveaways from UMass while you’re there.

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