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I AM a First-Generation College Student! I AM a generational game changer! I AM creating a legacy of Excellence!

Join EDI CARES in celebrating First-Generation College Students

Join us for the first annual First-Generation College Student Day celebrations at Pierce College.

Social Media: November 16 - 20, 2020

Every day through this week of November 16 - 20 we will be sharing videos, presentations, pictures and written testimonies from First-Generation college students affiliated with Pierce College on our social media. Follow and watch Pierce College, TRiO and ASPIRE on Instagram and Facebook for some inspiring stories!



First-Generation College Students (FGCS) Live and Learn Story Time: Thursday, November 19, 2020

1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

This presentation is open to all students who want to listen to those who have been there and done that and are still doing “it”. Our panel will consist of FGCS that now work for Pierce College in any capacity. They will be sharing their story and journey of how they got to where they are now. Our panel will also highlight and celebrate other communities that are celebrated in the month of November, Veterans and Native Americans who are FGCS. This will be a one hour gathering via Zoom. 

I AM Celebration: Friday, November 20, 2020

12 p.m. - 1 p.m.

All first-generation college students who are affiliated in a working capacity with any Pierce College campus are invited to attend a space that will celebrate them. Students will show stories, be surprised with a performance and leave feeling encouraged to continue leading a life of excellent legacy. This event is open to everyone.

Contact us to learn more about this annual event!