My story is simple. My story some may call typical. But to me, my story is special. Growing up in a broken home had to be one of the worst toughest things I went through […]
My name is Yuleika Nuñez. I was born in Dalton, Georgia on February 3rd 1996. My parents are both immigrants from Mexico City, Mexico, so I received my dual citizenship making me a proud Mexican […]
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Join us for our monthly Twitter Office Hour. On Thursday, May 7th at 7pm EST, we’re inviting first-generation college students, those who aspire to be, and everyone who cares about first-gens to meet us on Twitter to ask questions and share answers on important topics using our hashtag #FirstGenOfficeHour. This month, we’ll continue our focus on [...]
My name is Carissa Crews and I am junior Public Health Education major. I'm from a very small town, Kittrell, NC. My graduating high school class only had 120 graduates. Neither one of my parents […]
Kaitlyn talks about being a first-generation student at UNCG.
Demarcus talks about being a first-generation student at UNCG.
Dominique talks about being a first-generation student at UNCG.
Ana talks about being a first-generation student at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
The first thought that forms into my mind is my family. My biological family which will always be mine and the “foster” families with whom I struggled with. I am the second oldest child out […]