First Generation Student Support at Monmouth
First-generation college students can be defined as the first member of their family to attend college or whose parents/guardians may have some college but have not attained a baccalaureate degree (in the U.S.)
Support for First Generation Students
- Individual and small group advising support to help navigate academic, personal, social, and cultural challenges first-gen students may encounter. This student-centered support is designed to encourage active participation in an inclusive community of support that facilitates persistence to graduation.
- The First to Fly Mentor Community is a campus-wide community of faculty and employees who make themselves available to support first generation students at Monmouth in various forms of mentoring.
- The First to Fly student organization, established in spring 2019, is the student club for first generation students at Monmouth and anyone interested in the first-generation college experience.
First to Fly
First to Fly is a campus-wide initiative designed to offer academic, social, and personal support for students who identify as a first-generation.
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Director for Academic Transition and Inclusion
Claude E. Taylor