First-Generation College Celebration Week
November 1, 2019 – November 8, 2019
Friday, Nov. 1st: First-Generation College Celebration Lunch Accordion Closed
Havasupai AB, University Union
12:00PM – 1:30PM
Join the office of First-Generation Program as we kick off First-Generation College Celebration Week with a celebratory lunch. Come share your #nau1stgen experience and meet other first-generation students, staff, faculty and allies!
Saturday Nov. 2nd: 1st Jacks Give Back Volunteer Opportunity Accordion Closed
Brookdale Assisted Living Community
2100 S Woodlands Village Blvd.
2:00PM – 4:00PM
RSVP at events.nau.edu
First Jacks Give Back encourages first-generation students to give back to the NAU and Flagstaff communities. RSVP to Caitlin.Absher@nau.edu and meet us in front of the Union at 1:30 PM, before we head over to Brookdale Senior Living to do some fun arts and crafts!
Monday, Nov. 4th: 1st-Gen Native Voices Accordion Closed
Gathering Room, Native American Cultural Center
The office of First-Generation Programs is partnering with the office of Indigenous Student Success and the Native American Cultural Center to bring you a night of food, fun, networking, and alumni connections. Join us in celebrating the voices of our first-generation Native American students, staff, faculty, and alumni at NAU and enjoy some great food!
Tuesday, Nov. 5th: TRiO Tuesday Strengthening the TRiO Pipeline Accordion Closed
IMQ Lounge, Room 135, University Union Fieldhouse
12:00PM – 1:30PM
The Student Support Services (SSS) program at NAU invites you to join us as we celebrate First Generation students at NAU. All students, including alumni from Talent Search, Upward Bound, Upward Bound Math Science, Nizhoni Academy, and Educational Opportunity Center, are invited to the IMQ Lounge for light refreshments and fun. We look forward to seeing you there!
Wednesday, Nov. 6th: Workshop Wednesday-Your Personality Inventory Accordion Closed
Cline Library, Room 200
6:30PM – 8:00PM
Discover your personality type according to Myers-Briggs and reflect on how you communicate and make decisions. In honor of First-Generation College Celebration week, we are partnering with Career Development to learn to be more appreciative and understanding of ourselves. RSVP for this event at nau.edu/firstgen. Walk-ins are welcome and snacks will be provided. Your attendance will also get you an entry to win a $500 scholarship for spring semester. We hope to see you there!
Thursday, Nov. 7th: The Tassel is Worth the Hassle: Grad Cap Crafting Accordion Closed
Bean Bag Lounge, Room 242, University Union Fieldhouse
1:00PM – 4:00PM
Come envision your future by decorating a paper graduation cap! We’ll have inspiration photos and an assortment of fun supplies on hand. Students will also have the opportunity to write letters to their future self or to family who have impacted their college experience to share on their graduation day.
Friday, Nov. 8th: National First-Generation College Celebration Accordion Closed
Vendor Table B, University Union
10:00AM – 2:00PM
Join the office of First-Generation Program as we celebrate the #nau1stgen experience on NAU’s campus at the University Union, Vendor Table B. We’ll have giveaways for first-generation college students, faculty, staff and allies. Come and share your #nau1stgen experience and learn about the ways in which the Office of First-Generation Programs supports the first-generation community at NAU!