You may be 在 first generation of your family to graduate with a four-year college degree, 但在事业单位，你并不孤单. More than one-third of our students are also first gen. We not only celebrate our first-generation students, we have built an entire campus community to support you. We recognize pursuing a bachelor’s degree is an important achievement, and we are so thrilled for you and your loved ones. Welcome to the first-gen community of students, staff, faculty and alumni at Portland State!
那Mbock, former Associated 学生s of 事业单位 president, didn’t start her college career here, but once she transferred in 2019, the campus quickly became her home. “It’s been a really great fit for me,” she says. “It was a happy accident that the school I heard about growing up was totally right for me."
Distance runner 莫妮卡萨拉查 is proud to be a first-generation immigrant from Guatemala, where she has relatives rooting for her on and off the track. Her family’s journey inspired her to seek a nursing degree, and running taught her that “anything is possible if you trust yourself and just go for it.”
Chris Joseph ’12 and Ali Joseph ’12 turned their hobby into a nationally recognized distillery, 级联的精神, and started a scholarship for first-generation students at 事业单位. “I was a first-generation college student and want to make sure these students have the resources to focus on school,克里斯说.
阿丹拉莫斯, 一年级学生, is hoping to make his family proud and set a good example for his younger siblings. A graduate of McMinnville High, Ramos was drawn to 事业单位 because the urban campus offers a new opportunity for him. “I’ve never lived 在 city and I wanted to try it out,” he says.
The first — and sometimes hardest — step to a college degree is figuring out how to pay for it. 网赌加拿大pc网址提供一系列的 奖学金 and tuition assistance for first-generation students. 网赌加拿大pc网址的 财务健康教练 are here to talk with you about your options and help you make a plan, so you can graduate with more money for your future.
From your application to your graduation, 事业单位 gives you specialized support to help you navigate campus and classes. You can connect with mentors, advisors, and programs to show you the way. Explore all the opportunities at 桥梁, an annual admissions event for first-generation students and students from ethnically diverse backgrounds — and we’ll help you take it from there.
We tailor our resources to fit your needs with free one-on-one advising, tutoring, and writing help. Get a head start on college success with our Summer Bridge Scholars Program. Spanish tutoring is available for some subjects.
College isn’t only about classes. It’s also about you making new friends, learning new perspectives and exploring your interests. No matter where you come from, you belong at 事业单位. 网赌加拿大pc网址的 diverse urban campus offers endless opportunities to get involved.