Ithaca College is tasked with balancing the support structures it has created with the high costs that come along with them.
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.
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
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
The decision to pursue postsecondary education outside of my home came with the price of leaving my family behind. It was emotional and tumultuous.
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.
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.