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Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

March 22, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

Editorial: First-generation students need full support at college

By | Sep 5, 2018

The new student and transition office at the college should be applauded for going to these significant lengths to make sure first-generation students feel as welcome as possible.

New program aims to ease college transition for first-generation students

By | Sep 4, 2018

First-generation students are often put at a disadvantage when entering college. Because first-generation college students usually do not have the same historical social, cultural and financial capita

First-generation students speak about their struggles

By | Apr 9, 2018

A panel of students at Ithaca College spoke about the additional pressures of being a first-generation student April 6. The event was the first in a monthlong Asian heritage celebration, Focus Asia Mo

First-generation students face distinctive challenges

By | Apr 6, 2017

The decision to pursue postsecondary education outside of my home came with the price of leaving my family behind. It was emotional and tumultuous.

Q&A: Organization prioritizes first-generation students

By | Nov 9, 2016

Karen Collias founded the organization Knowledge Without Borders in 2009 to help more first-generation students study abroad.

Q&A: Group focuses on first-generation students

By | Oct 19, 2016

The First Generation Organization is meant to be a place where students who are the first in their families to go to college can meet others experiencing similar struggles.

Project launches to help first-generation students

By | Dec 2, 2015

Faculty and staff members have launched the project, “From First Gen to the Front of the Room” to create a community between current first-generation students and faculty and staff who were also first generation.

Editorial: First-generation students should have program

By The Ithacan | Sep 16, 2015

These students deserve to have a program and a community that can provide them with the support that every student needs.