For faculty and staff
Your support is instrumental to the success of the First-Generation (1G) Program at the University of Kentucky. This page contains resources for your work with first-generation college students at our university.
Resource page compiled UK Librarian Rob Aken: http://libguides.uky.edu/firstgen.
Become a First-Gen Advocate
This program serves to engage first-generation college students with faculty and staff around campus who have had similar experiences in their respective educational pursuits.
Students who participate in this program will develop a network of support on campus, thus positively impacting their retention rates.
Faculty or staff who are interested in being a part of the program may register here. You will have the opportunity to select your level of involvement during the registration process.
Explore Resources for Advising First-Generation College Students
First-Generation College Students at the University of Kentucky [PDF]
A Profile on First-Generation College Students at the University of Kentucky [PDF]
Supporting First Generation College Students, an Article from the Kentucky Journal of Higher Education and Policy, by Matthew Deffendall, Kelli Hutchens, and Michael Peabody [PDF]