Posted: September 13, 2018

Are you the first in your family to attend college? You are invited to join the First-Generation College Student Support Group. Meetings are every Monday: 4:30 - 6 pm in 321 HUB.

This group will provide first generation college students with a supportive space to explore their experiences and the unique challenges they face at Penn State. Members will engage in meaningful discussions and participate in professional development opportunities that will help foster their academic success and personal growth.

Guest Speakers:

  • September 17: CAPS--Stress Management
  • October 1: Financial Literacy--Budgeting as a College Student
  • October 15: Career Services--Resume Writing
  • October 29: Career Services--Making the most of Career Fairs
  • November 15: Financial Literacy--Understanding Student Loans
  • November 26: Office of Student Aid--Applying for Scholarships

Come discuss your unique experiences as a first-generation college student!

For more information, please contact the FGSSG group facilitators: Annie Poet, Psy.D., and Sultan Magruder, Ph.D., or call the Counseling Center 814-863-0395.