Content Tagged with: First-Gen

UCR joins Big Brothers Big Sisters in new virtual mentoring program

Born from the pandemic, College Bigs, will count on nearly 150 UCR students to work with local high school mentees.

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

COVID-19 expressions in video, art, poetry

A history assignment gave UCR students an opportunity to capture their lives during the pandemic.

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

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