SSC Open House
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.; Nellie Craig Walker Hall, Room 112 (1st Floor)
Invited students are encouraged to stop by the Student Success Center to learn more about the Center, pick up their first-generation swag, and enjoy a treat that will satisfy their sweet tooth. Students may stay for as long or as short as their schedule will allow. Please note that this event is by invitation only.
EHS Snack Attack!
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.; McGuffey Hall, The Commons (2nd Floor)
Enjoy snacks at an open reception for first-generation college students. Also on display will be a media campaign highlighting first-generation staff and faculty in the College of Education, Health, and Society.
Rise First: Empowering First-Gen Communities
11:00-11:45 a.m. (session 1); 11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (session 2); Armstrong Student Center, C-Suite (3rd Floor)
This lunch-and-learn workshop will empower first-generation college students by introducing them to resources from Rise First, a national organization that Miami almna Ramune Bartuskaite '14 helped build in her role as Chief Creative Director. She currently sits on this non-profit’s board. Sponsored by the Miami Alumni Association, participants will be treated to a salad bar, cookies, and refreshments. The workshop is capped at 30 participants. RSVP today.
Regional First-Gen Picture Day
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.; Schwarm Hall, ROSA Office
Miami’s Regional Office of Student Activities & Orientation’s Orientation Coordinators (ROCs) and Leaders (ROLs) are excited to celebrate first-generation students, staff, and faculty. There will be a photo booth in the ROSA office with props and signs to highlight first-generation students on campus. All are welcome to attend.
Miami Firsts Tabling
12:00-3:00 p.m.; Armstrong Student Center, Lobby
Meet with Miami Firsts in the lobby of the Armstrong Student Center. Get swag and treats while learning more about what it means to be a first-generation college student. Representatives from Libraries (12-1:30 p.m.), Education Abroad (12-2 p.m.), Student Financial Aid (12-3 p.m.), and the SEAL Ambassadors (1:30-3 p.m.) will also be at the table.
Generation "Won": Games and Conversation
1:00-3:00 p.m.; Psychology Building, Lobby
Join first-generation Psychology faculty and graduate students for great games and better conversation. Board games and simple refreshments will be provided.
6:00-7:30 p.m.; West Millett Hall Lawn
Sponsored by President Gregory P. Crawford and Renate Crawford, join us for a tailgate before the RedHawks’ nationally televised football game against Ohio. All first-generation students, faculty, staff, alumni, and allies are welcome. Weather permitting, the tailgate will be on the West Millett Lawn. Student admission to the tailgate and the game is free. Download your ticket now.