F1RST-gen Shocker Friday: Shirley Lefever

What is a first-gen student?

A first-generation college student is defined as a student whose parents/legal guardians have not completed a bachelor’s degree. A student who is the first person in their immediate family to attend a four-year college/university to attain a bachelor’s degree.

  • Form-a-line: Become a subcommittee member of FGCC. The First-Generation Coordinating Council (FGCC). FGCC is looking for individuals to join in the work. Currently seeking subcommittee members for the following:
    • Marketing
    • Faculty and staff engagement
    • Data and assessment
    • Graduate school
  • Focus on first-gen This week we highlight Shirley Lefever, Ph.D., interim executive vice president and provost, College of Applied Studies, dean and professor.
  • F1RST-gen T-Shirts are available in the RSC Shocker Store for $12.
  • If you’re interested in being featured as a first-generation profile, contact Lydia Santiago.