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Nov. 8 is First-Generation College Day

Students on campus

WVU is celebrating first-generation students, staff and faculty on National First-Generation College Day. According to the federal definition used by TRIO programs, if your parent/guardian doesn’t have a four-year college degree, you’re FirstGen.

Stop by between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Nov. 8 for cookies and a button:

  • Mountainlair (near Hatfields)

  • Evansdale Crossing (Lobby)

  • Health Science Centers (Near Pylons)

First-Generation Initiatives is a new effort to support “FirstGen” students and connect them with faculty and staff mentors. If you would like to get involved, contact Michelle Paden, program coordinator, in the Office of Student Success

or call 304.293.9824.

For more information visit the Student Success website.