First Generation

For students who identify as First Generation college students in their family, our SBS RISE program and the Center for Multicultural Advancement and Student Success (CMASS) are important programs. Details about SBS RISE, CMASS, and additional resources can be accessed below.

5 Effective Tips to Calm Your Stress During Finals

The Pathways Center wants you to have a successful finals week and we recognize that the couple of weeks leading up to it can be very stressful. Here are 5 effective tips to help you to unwind and calm your …

By Koni Denham
Koni Denham Director of Student Success - SBS
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Spring Support for Graduating Seniors!

Are you graduating soon, and thinking about next steps? Would you be interested in working with a group of students who, like you, want to talk about how you are feeling about looking for your first job or applying for …

By Carol Sharick
Carol Sharick Director of Career and Professional Development for Undergraduates, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
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SBS Award for Spring Study Abroad Experiences

Are you interested in studying abroad this summer or during the Fall semester? Are you concerned about the cost? The Norment Shiels Study Abroad scholarship is for students with financial need who are interested in exploring another part of the …

By Koni Denham
Koni Denham Director of Student Success - SBS
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Relevant Courses

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Student Success Stories

Featured Resources

The Pathways Center has created some useful training and refresher videos to help students explore and register for classes. Below …

Students who are the first in their family to attend a college or university work hard to get there, and …

These texts explore the unique challenges of those students who identify as “first-gen,” i.e., those whose parents do not have …