Discover Options for Your Future at “Beyond Bachelors: Experiences of Post-Undergrad First-Generation Students”

April 20, 2021

Media Alert 

WHAT: The University Student Union (USU), in collaboration with the Career Center, California Pre-Doctoral Program/Sally Casanova Scholarship, First to Go from CSUN Student Housing and CSUN’s Educational Opportunity Program (EOP), invites all undergraduate students, especially first-generation undergraduates, who are curious about graduate school to join us for Beyond Bachelors: Experiences of Post-Undergrad First-Generation Students. Come and hear an informative and dynamic virtual panel discussion and in-depth Q&A featuring first-generation undergraduate seniors who have been accepted to a graduated program, graduate students and professionals. On Thursday, April 29 from 3 to 4:30 p.m., this is your opportunity find out how grad school can be an option for your future from panelists who have either been there and achieved their graduate level degrees or are still navigating their academic journey as first-gen students. 

WHO: Samantha Lomeli, student diversity initiatives assistant, is responsible for this event. 

WHEN: Thursday, April 29 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. 

WHERE: Register: qvpjwpGdZAblDXybQC34ucaA11364g 

WHY: This is a great program for all first-generation Matadors who are thinking of pursing a graduate education and want to learn where to start and how to navigate the process, and why there is a lack of first-gen students of diverse backgrounds in higher education. 

BACKGROUND: Come explore how you can reach your graduate school goal as a first-generation graduate student at Beyond Bachelors: Experiences of Post-Undergrad First- Generation Students. Take advantage of this opportunity to discuss the historical context behind the challenges first-generation students face when pursuing higher education and explore resources that can help you. Interpreters will be provided upon request. For more information on this event, please visit csun. edu/usu. 

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