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CLF Resilient 1st Gen Dinner Discussion

Tuesday, December 4, 2018
6:30pm - 8:00pm
CERAS 1st floor Lobby
I am the embodiment of intergenerational dream

Calling all GSE first-gen students, staff, faculty, and allies:

Resilient 1st Gen (R1G)*  invites you to join us for our first Community Meeting and Dinner Discussion on Tuesday, December 4 @ 6:30PM. Mark your calendars and RSVP by this Thursday, November 29 @ 12PM to help us get an accurate headcount for food order.

At each Dinner Discussion, we will feature a scholarly article that focuses on the developmental perspectives of first-gen students, the structures of higher education institutions and inclusive policies they can implement. For our meeting this quarter, we want to highlight an article published in 2012: “Unseen Disadvantage: How American universities' focus on Independence Undermines the Academic Performance of First-generation College Students.” We will also make space for community members to share any research ideas, projects, and opportunities relevant to the first-gen student experience. We hope to see you there!

This event is generously sponsored by the GSE Students’ Collaborative Learning Fund.

*Resilient 1st Gen (R1G) is an intentional community-building effort to connect all self-identified first-generation graduate students, staff, faculty and allies within the Graduate School of Education and with other first-generation communities across Stanford. Join our mailing list to stay in touch!


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