November 8, 2022 marks the 57th anniversary of the Higher Education Act and institutions around the country will be celebrating the presence and experiences of first-generation college students, faculty, and staff at their campuses.
NMSU’s 4th Annual First-Generation Celebration will spotlight its system-wide, first-generation college students and graduates via NMSU’s Hotline and social media. If you are one of NMSU’s first-gen celebrities or know of someone who is, we want to share your success! Simply complete the form below.
𝐖𝐇𝐎 𝐈𝐒 𝐂𝐎𝐍𝐒𝐈𝐃𝐄𝐑𝐄𝐃 𝐀 𝐅𝐈𝐑𝐒𝐓-𝐆𝐄𝐍𝐄𝐑𝐀𝐓𝐈𝐎𝐍 𝐒𝐓𝐔𝐃𝐄𝐍𝐓?
(𝐀) An individual both of whose parent(s) or legal guardian did not complete a baccalaureate degree; OR (𝐁) In the case of any individual who regularly resided with and received support from only one parent, an individual whose only such parent did not complete a baccalaureate degree.
- Higher Education Act - Federal TRIO Programs