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The Virginia Tech First-Gen Photo Project

This project deepens our understanding of how the intersection of students’ individual identities and motivations can allow them to translate their experiences. The photos you see here were submitted by students, faculty, and staff at Virginia Tech who identify as a first-generation college student or graduate.

At Virginia Tech, a student is identified as a first-generation college student if neither parent/guardian has earned a bachelor’s degree at a four-year college or university. First-Generation Student Support was founded in August 2019 to support these students. By 2022, the university plans for underrepresented, first-generation, or lower-income students to comprise 40% of its student body.

You can contact the Office of First-Generation Student Support on TwitterInstagram, or email Dr. Charmaine Troy, Program Director for First-Generation Student Support, at ctroy@vt.edu.

View the exhibit at: https://exhibits.lib.vt.edu/first-gen/

Wednesday, June 22, 2022 Show more dates
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Scott Fralin

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