FIRST-GEN CELEBRATION WEEK

November 2nd - 8th, 2020

Galveston Campus Events    

Free Cookies

Tuesday, November 3rd   |  3p – 5 p  |  Volleyball Courts Outside

Come out and celebrate with the Center for Academic Learning Support Peer Mentors with free cookies to celebrate being the first in your family to attend college. We will also have stickers and buttons to proudly display your First-Gen pride and support across campus!

 

Write a Thank You Letter

Monday, Nov 2nd through Friday, Nov 9th   |  9a – 4p daily  |  SLC Suite, MAIN 2nd floor

Throughout the week you will be able to write a letter of support to faculty, staff, parents, grandparents, etc. to thank the people who have had an impact and support on your college journey. Drop off your letter in the SLC Suite on the 2nd Floor of Main by November 9th  or at the Cookie Celebration and the Center for Academic Learning Support will mail your letter for you. You can also record a video letter to send digitally; click here to Record Your Letter.

Events for All Aggies    

You Belong Here: Faculty & Staff Empowering First-Generation College Students at Texas A&M

Thursday, Nov 5th   |  9p  |  Virtual - Register here

In collaboration with the Texas A&M First-Gen Forward Committee, the Routh First-Generation Center will host a panel for faculty and staff members. First-generation panelists will provide insights on existing first-generation practices, policies, and programmatic efforts to help advance first-generation student outcomes at Texas A&M. If you are a first-generation, an advocate, and work with first-generation college students, or you are interested in learning more about what it means to be a first-generation student at Texas A&M, please REGISTER HERE.

 

You Belong Here: Former Texas A&M First-Generation Student Panel

Friday, November 6th   |  6p  |  Virtual - Register here

The Routh First-Generation Center will host a first-generation former student panel. The purpose of the student panel is to elevate the voices and experiences of first-generation college students at Texas A&M. These former Texas A&M first-generation graduates will share their experiences navigating the college environment and learning the hidden curriculum of higher education through their perspective. If you are a first-generation, an advocate, and work with first-generation college students, or you are interested in learning more about what it means to be a first-generation student at Texas A&M, please REGISTER HERE.

 

First-Gen Student Workshops

Resume Workshop

Tuesday, November 3rd, 6:00 pm

Learn about techniques to enhance your resume to make a great first impression to employers. Register: tx.ag/Nov3Webinar

Interview Skills

Thursday, November 5th, 2:00 pm

Attend this webinar presentation to learn about practical tactics for interviewing for jobs or internships. Register: tx.ag/Nov5Webinar1

Professionalism 101

Friday, November 6th, 10:00 am

Getting ready for an internship or a full time job? Come learn practical skills on how to navigate the workplace and best practices to be a good employer. Register: tx.ag/Nov6Webinar