Library Support and Services for First-Generation College Students

College students who are the first in their families to attend college are collectively called first-generation college students. According to the US Department of Education, only 24 percent of first-generation students graduate with a bachelor’s degree compared to 68 percent of students whose parents are college graduates. Grasp the characteristics, challenges, and opportunities first-generation students face and how libraries can help these students navigate the college experience.
 

Learning Objectives:

  • Develop programs, services, and outreach opportunities geared toward first-generation college students
  • Create campus partnerships to help improve the success and retention of first-generation college students

Session Duration:
This course consists of one 2-hour session.

Instructor:  Jodie Borgerding - borgerding@amigos.org

Continuing Education Credit:
Contact Hours: 2

February 22, 2023

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm CST

Online Classroom
United States

Phone: 800-843-8482
Email:

Amigos Member Fee $90.00
Non-member Fee $180.00