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Engagement | Webinar

Supporting First-Generation Students with the Right Communication and Engagement Strategy

What You'll Learn

Research has shown that when students feel that they belong, they are more likely to succeed.

Our partners support their first-generation students through a mobile-first communication strategy that encourages both in-person and online engagement.

This allows students to build communities and access social and academic resources at any time no matter where they are.

  • How do the experiences and outcomes of first-gen students differ from continuing-generation students and how a digital community can build engagement with first-gen students in a way that helps them overcome the additional barriers they face

  • The role technology plays in successful first gen programming to highlight and celebrate their stories

  • Specific strategies that universities have used to help first-generation students navigate their college experience, access the right resources, and close equity gaps