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First-Gen Week Faculty/Staff Events

Empowering First-Gen Students

First-generation college students are an increased population attending college today. This presentation will include information on who are first-generation college students, discuss barriers and challenges with the invisible population and how to create a culturally relevant supportive and inclusive learning environment. This session will discuss best practices to assist in enabling first-generation students to academically and socially transition and succeed in and out of the classroom.

Date: Tuesday, November 10th 

Time: 11:00 - 12:00 pm

Zoom link available here. 



Let's Do Lunch Series - First-Gen Faculty Development


Forty-six percent of TXST undergraduates are first in their family to attend college.  Let's chat about their experiences and how you can create a culturally relevant learning environment in your classroom. 

Date: Friday, November 13th

12:00 - 1:00 pm

Zoom link available here.