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F.I.R.S.T. Institute Workshop Information

Every Institute participant will begin by attending a group orientation event. Each student will then select five workshops (one from each of the five domains) to complete his or her First-Generation Ambassador certification. The workshops will conclude with a group capstone event in order to celebrate certification as an official First-Generation Ambassador.

View the F.I.R.S.T. Institute workshop calendar for fall 2018!

The workshops fall into five domain categories: academic success, professional development, financial management, health and wellness, and campus/community engagement.

Academic Success

  • Habits of Successful College Students
  • College to Career Connection

Professional Development

  • How to Stand Out in a Crowd
  • Leading in a Global Society

Financial Management

  • Financing Your Education
  • Budgeting and Money Management

Health and Wellness

  • Managing Your Wellbeing
  • Relationships

Campus and Community Engagement

  • Leading a Significant Life On Campus
  • Leading a Significant Life Beyond Campus