Join Us for First-Gen Week: Celebrating Our Trailblazers!

We are thrilled to announce First-Gen Week, a special celebration hosted by the Office of Student Diversity & Multicultural Affairs, dedicated to honoring and supporting our remarkable first-generation students, faculty, and staff.


First Gen Experience Movie Screening (FYE Inspire)

Location: BCC 100 (Student Diversity & Multicultural Affairs)

Date: November 6th

Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM


Immerse yourself in the first-gen experience through our thought-provoking movie screening. Gain valuable insights into the challenges and triumphs of first-generation students, fostering understanding and empathy within our community.


Faculty and Staff - Round Table Discussion

Date: November 7th

Time: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: BCC 200


Engage in insightful conversations about enhancing the academic and personal journeys of our first-gen students. Your expertise is crucial in shaping initiatives that make a significant impact. RSVP by emailing


First Gen Day Tabling (FYE Connect)

Location: BCC Dunkin Donuts Table

Date: November 8th

Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM


Join us for our First Gen Day tabling event. An interactive station will be set up to celebrate and support our first-generation students. Connect with fellow first-gen community members and learn about the resources available to you.


Student - First Gen Community Conversation (FYE Thrive)

Location: BCC 100 (Student Diversity & Multicultural Affairs)

Date: November 10th

Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM


Engage in a meaningful dialogue about the experiences and needs of our first-generation community members. This event provides a safe and supportive space for open discussions and the exchange of valuable insights.


First Gen Social Media Story Competition

Location: Instagram @Stagdiversity

Start Date: November 4th

End Date: November 10th


Get creative and participate in our First Gen Instagram Story competition! Share your unique first-gen story through images, videos, and captions by tagging @Stagdiversity. This is a fantastic opportunity to showcase your experiences and potentially win some exciting prizes. Individuals will be put into a random drawing.


As part of the week's events, we encourage our first-gen faculty and staff to proudly wear their alma mater gear on First-Gen Day, November 8th, to symbolize the incredible journeys they've embarked upon.



Warm regards,


Office of Student Diversity & Multicultural Affairs

For more information, contact Karl Uzcategui / ext. 3289 /