2016 First Gen Summit

Thank you to everyone who came out on April 9th for a great day of learning, sharing and networking. Save the date for our 2017 Summit at Tufts University: April 8, 2017!

Check out more photos from the event here.

Check out the list of participating schools

Schedule & Sessions

Watch the lunchtime keynote from Mary Hinton, PhD, Williams College Class of ’92
President, College of Saint Benedict
“The Pressure of Being First: Opportunities And Challenges of First Generation College Students”

Hosted by:

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Interested in co-hosting? Find out more here.

2015-16 Planning Committee

Vivianna Alvarez, Hampshire College ’16
Claudia Arias-Cirinna, Assistant Dean at UConn
Yeva Berkovich, Amherst College ’18
Amanda Brian, Program Coordinator, O’Brien Center for Student Success at Merrimack College
Flora Chan, Associate Director of Student Life for Diversity & Community at Amherst College
Shannon Duchaine, Bridgewater State ’16
Casey Jo Dufrense, Bridgewater State graduate student
Benjamin Lamb, Assistant Director for Student Life at Williams College
Lynda Lopez, U of Chicago ’14
Lisa Lozano, MIT ’17
Nick Kaempf, New Student Programming and Advising at MIT
Danielle Kohfeldt, Associate Professor at Bridgewater State
Susana Martinez, Salem State ’17
Alejandra Moran, Williams College ’17
Dana Olivo, Area Coordinator at Smith College
Anne Phillips, Class Action
Rosanna Reyes, Associate Dean of the College at Williams College
Fredy Rodriguez, Salem State ’18
Tia Roy, University of Connecticut, graduate student
Megan Wigton, Coordinator, Student Transition & Engagement Program (STEP) at Salem State
Angela Wu, Assistant Director at the Davis Center at Williams College
Regina Wu, Smith College ’18