First Gen Proud Logo with a Group of Students

2021 First-Generation College Student Celebration!

We are #FSC1stGenProud - Join your fellow students, faculty, and staff as we host a week-long celebration in honor of all the first-generation college students at FSC!

Earn a chance to win epic prizes by attending each day's events. RSVP now!

Check out these Farmingdale first-gen college student stories at this YouTube link!  


Monday, November 8th

  • Where: Campus Center Ballroom
  • When: 11am to 1pm
  • What: Kick-Off Event
  • Theme: Celebrate
    • Join us for a lively celebration with food, music, and activities in recognition of all the first-generation college students, graduates, faculty, and staff at FSC.  

Tuesday, November 9th

  • Where: Gleeson Hall, Room 104 
  • When: 11am to 12pm
  • What: Student Panel
  • Theme: Motivate
    • Hear from a panel of first-generation students and alumni as they share their experience and useful advice for college success.

Wednesday, November 10th (Two Events!)

  • Where: Campus Center Ballroom 
  • When: 11am to 12pm 
  • What: Faculty/Staff Professional Development Workshop
  • Theme: Educate
    • FSC faculty and staff are invited to attend this interactive workshop to learn about best practices and available resources to best support first-generation college students. 
  • Where: Campus Center Ballroom 
  • When: 6 to 7pm
  • What: Trivia Night
  • Theme: Educate 
    • Who's ready for trivia!? This fun event promises to be a unique way for attendees to make new connections, share knowledge, and gain insights about first-generation college student facts.   

Thursday, November 11th

  • Where: Campus Center Ballroom 
  • When: 11am to 1pm
  • What: Forward Thinking Session and Raffle Giveaway
  • Theme: Activate
    • Where do we go from here? How can I best move forward? You'll have the chance to answer these questions and more in this final session. Raffle winners will also be announced! 

November 8, 2021 - November 11, 2021

Campus Center, Ballroom

Thank you to all of our attendees, we look forward to seeing you at future events.

Last Modified 1/4/22