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2018 Celebration Highlights

Sharing Your Journey: Stories of Being a First-Generation College Student

Villanova will join the "I’m First" campaign and launch its inaugural First-Generation College Celebration! Opening remarks by Fr. Peter (a first-generation college student) followed by performances by ACT and a panel discussion.

I'M FIRST: A Performance of the First-Generation Student Experience

Through performance, ACT students will share their struggles and strategies of being the first to attend college.


Being First Generation can be defined many different ways but most often it means that neither of your parents have earned a bachelor’s degree making you the first generation in your family to do so. 

Sponsors & Supporters of 1st Gen Celebration Week