National First-Generation College Celebration is Friday, Nov. 8. To celebrate, the Center of Engagement and Inclusion will host a series of events on the day prior, Thursday, Nov. 7, to honor faculty, staff and students who identify as the first person in their families to attend college.
But first, FASFA | Oct. 28 and Nov. 7
MUSG and the Office of Financial Aid will host two sessions to answer questions for those completing the 2020-21 FASFA application.
Both events will take place in Raynor Memorial Libraries, Room 227:
- Monday, Oct. 28, from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
- Thursday, Nov. 7, from 8 a.m. to noon
Considering Graduate School? | Nov. 7 at 9 a.m. | Raynor Memorial Libraries, Beaumier Suites BC
Graduate Student Organization will host a breakfast featuring a discussion with first-generation graduate and professional students from different areas. Attendees will learn more about these students’ experiences and the Grad School application process.
Pizza with the Provost featuring First-gen Trivia | Nov. 7 at noon | AMU 163
First-gen students, faculty and staff are invited to this pizza lunch and friendly game of trivia hosted by Provost Ah Yun. The winning team will receive gift certificates to the Book Marq.
Do-nut Stress Craft Night | Nov. 7 at 9 p.m. | Marquette Place
Late Night Marquette and I’m F1RST will host a craft night. All students are welcome.
A full list of events and more information is online.
Several government officials honored Marquette for its commitment to first-gen students with formal proclamations, including Mayor Tom Barrett, County Executive Chris Abele and Congress Member Gwen Moore.
Marquette is celebrating the 50th anniversary of our Educational Opportunity Program, which serves first-generation and low-income students, during the 2019-20 year.
Read this feature on the EOP 50th anniversary celebration during this year’s Homecoming + Reunion celebrations.