First Generation Pilot Program

Co-PIs: Darcie Mueller, Kate Parsi, Charlie Opatz


The First Generation Project is a pilot program designed to identify and support first generation (FG) students at Winona State University.  The project includes six components:

  1. Creation of three sections of OR 100 designed specifically for FG students.  
  2. Establishment of  a FG Student Club.
  3. Creation of a FG Panel Series.    
  4. Creation of a FG Website.  
  5. Establish a FG Advisory Board.  
  6. Submission of a proposal to the Faculty Development committee to offer a session around the theme: effective teaching methods for first generation students.