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First Generation

Student Success is enhancing our First Generation program to support and celebrate our first generation students, faculty, staff, and alumni.

"33% of higher ed students today are the first in their family to attend college." (U.S. Department of Education)

Tri-Alpha, a First Generation National Honor Society, officially awarded Chartership of the Delta Psi Chapter at Carson-Newman University on November 11, 2021.  The first Induction Ceremony will be March 24, 2022.  We invite our First Generation students, faculty, and staff to consider membership.  To learn more about benefits and how to apply, click on the links below.


National First Generation Day (Nov. 2021) celebration. 

First Friday Workshop (Oct. 2021) featuring First Generation faculty Pat Biven sharing her story.

Follow Student Success on social media (@cnstudentsuccess) to learn more about upcoming events and First Gen support services.

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