November 29, 2022 — First-generation students in Fairmount College are invited for Coffee, Cocoa and Conversation with Dr. Brien Bolin, associate dean of Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and faculty and staff interested in helping you succeed as a Shocker.
November 7, 2022 — First-gen students are a vital component in making Wichita State University great. More than 45% of Shockers identify as the first in their families to attend a college or university. We celebrate and support these brave students every day, and particularly during First-Gen Month in November.
November 1, 2022 — Wichita State is excited to host its annual university-wide F1rst-gen College Celebration elevating and honoring first-gen undergraduate, graduate, staff, faculty, and administration beginning Nov. 7-25.
The honor of your presence is requested at the First Gen Cord Ceremony, 19 November, 2022 starting at 10:00 AM, Marcus Welcome Center Mike Oatman Dr, Wichita, KS 67208 RSVP on ShockerSync
October 24, 2022 — Congratulations to the class of 2022 first-generation students! The First-Generation Student Organization is hosting its first annual Cord Ceremony for first-generation college students graduating in December. This ceremony will honor these students with a cord and celebrate their accomplishments of finishing as the first — but not the last — in their family to receive a college degree. The event is at 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 19, in the Marcus Welcome Center. To attend, RSVP by 11:59 p.m. Nov. 13.