Understanding the needs of first generation college-going students

Disability & Psychoeducational Studies
Understanding the needs of first generation college-going students
Desiree Vega and Jaclyn Wolf
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 1:15pm

Assistant Professor of Disability & Psychoeducational Studies Desiree Vega and her doctoral student, Jaclyn N. Wolf, presented at the First Generation Southwest Symposium at Northern Arizona University in September. The presentation, College Enrollment and Persistence of First-generation Latinx Students, focused on the college-going experiences and success of first-generation Latinx college students. They also discussed the need for educators to understand their experiences and be equipped with the skills to help these students successfully transition.