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First-Generation at EKU

Eastern Kentucky University has been selected as a First-Gen Forward Institution by the Center for First-generation Student Success, an initiative of NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education and The Suder Foundation. The First Forward designation recognizes institutions of higher education who have demonstrated a commitment to improving experiences and advancing outcomes of first-generation college students. Selected institutions receive professional development, community-building experiences, and a first look at the Center’s research and resources.


What is a First Gen Student?
McNair Scholars
First Colonel Program?
First Colonel Living Learning Community
Freshman Academy for Diverse Students
Academic Support
Health and Well-Being
First Gen Events
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