First Gen Week

Date: November 2–6, 2020

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Are you a first generation college student? Join us for First Gen Week to celebrate you! 


First Gen Kickoff
Date: Monday, November 2nd
Time: 6:00 – 7:00
Location: ZOOM (
Description: Celebrate our first-gen kickoff with a welcome from Dr. Vela and our keynote address from Erika Prosper. We will close the kickoff with a presentation of available resources and opportunities that first-gen students can utilize to be successful in their educational journeys.


First Gen Panel Discussion
Date: Wednesday, November 4th 
Time: 3:00 – 4:00
Location: ZOOM (
Description: Students will learn from our panel discussion what it means to be first-gen student and some key strategies to overcoming obstacles.


First Gen Drive Thru

Date:Thursday, November 5th 
Time: 4:00 - 6:00 
Location: McAllister Auditorium Parking Lot
Description: Contactless Pickup – Student can drive through and pick up their first-gen t-shirts & goody bags!
Pre-register here:


First Gen Social

Date: Friday, November 6th 
Time: 6:00  – 8:00
Location: SAC YouTube (
Description: Celebrate the end of first-gen week with music from DJ Men-Yo & have an opportunity to win prizes by playing first-gen Kahoot trivia.


First Gen Day – Share your Story
Date: Sunday, November 8th 
Time: All Day
Location: All Social Media Platforms
Description: Upload a picture or share your story on your social media account and use the hashtag #sacfirstgen.  Don’t forget to tag San Antonio College.