If you were a first-generation college student and are now looking to help other students who and tackling Tulane and college life, get involved with the Center for Academic Equity.
• Volunteer for move-in day
• Volunteer to speak at wellness symposiums, Equity Thursdays, etc.
• Brainstorm how your office or unit can support our First-Gen students
• Become a First-Gen mentor for one of our students
Proud to Be First brings together staff, faculty, and students who are first generation college to share experiences, welcome new first-generation students to campus, and support their success. We match first-generation students with faculty and staff who have shared interests, career goals, and backgrounds As a mentor, you would:
Applications for Proud TU Be First are not being accepteed at this time for mentors or mentees.
These members directly engage our first-gen students by participating in their orientation, engaging students through CAE programming and providing one-on-one mentorship
through the first-year transition to college. The council meets four times a year and provide feedback to the Center for Academic Equity.
The spring 2021 schedule is to be announced. Check back for details.