Content Tagged with: First-Gen

First-gen virtual chats now offered twice a week

Students looking for assistance and resources can connect through Zoom chats every Tuesday and Thursday.

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | University

UCR recognized as a First-gen Forward Institution

The University of California, Riverside, has been selected to join a group of universities looking to advance educational opportunities for first-generation college students. On Monday, March 2, the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, known as NASPA, announced UCR will join its 2020-21 First-gen Forward cohort, an honor that earned...

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | University

UC Riverside enrolls second-highest rate of first-generation freshmen in UC system   

A systemwide initiative was launched in 2016 to increase support for these students.

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

Physics undergraduate student headed to CERN

Sergio Garcia will do research during the winter quarter on a particle detector at the Large Hadron Collider

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Students, Science / Technology

UC Riverside receives Diversity Award

INSIGHT into Diversity recognition acknowledges recruitment, retention efforts for underrepresented, first-generation students and faculty

By J.D. Warren | | University

UC Riverside among Washington Monthly’s Top 30

University achieves high marks for social mobility, research, and public service

By J.D. Warren | | University