First-Generation Initiatives

First-Generation Resource Guides

The resource guides were created in an effort to support the community around definitions, issues, and pedagogical approaches to serving first-generation college students.

The following learning objectives were used to help guide the creation of the resource guides:

  1. Define "first-generation college student"
  2. Identify three challenges that first generation college student face in the college environment
  3. Demonstrate teaching techniques to support first generation college students
  4. Name three resources that USF provides for first generation college students