Join us for UCLA’s first ever 1st Gen College Student Conference: ‘Everyday Superheroes’ on Friday, May 17th in Covel Commons. The conference is geared towards providing a space where first-gen undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, staff, alumni can engage in conversation and build community. The conference also aims to build community and provide a platform to showcase amazing research and creative art by our first-gen students.
The conference schedule includes breakout sessions with academic research presentations from graduate & undergraduate students, pedagogy workshops for faculty, staff and TA’s, creative showcase spaces and community building workshops.
Active and engaged participants will be able to:
• Learn from the creative and academic works of fellow students
• Engage in meaningful discussions with fellow first-gen students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members
• Feel a sense of belonging within the first-gen community
To RSVP, complete the form below by Friday, May 9, 2019. Please distribute to other students, faculty, staff, alumni or community members who might benefit from this opportunity.