Center for Student Success

First-Generation Faculty Mentoring Program

at Indiana State University


Get a Helping Hand
in the First-Generation
Faculty Mentoring Program

 

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What is a first-generation student?

Definitions vary, but the most common is this: an individual whose parent(s) did not complete a 4-year baccalaureate degree.

Going to college is a difficult transition for all students, but first-generation students, especially, can benefit from the guidance of a mentor.

ISU’s First-Generation Faculty Mentoring Program provides this guidance through faculty mentors, professors who were first-generation students themselves, who can help ease the transition for first-generation students. Goals of the First-Generation Faculty Mentoring Program include the following:

                                              

Students may sign up by emailing Jim Pond at the address below: james.pond@indstate.edu

If you are first-generation faculty and would like to participate in this program, please contact: james.pond@indstate.edu