McGill's first-ever, week-long celebration for First-Generation students launches in November. From November 2-8, 2020, join us for student panels, wellness and self-care activities, and networking events with McGill staff and faculty. Schedule below and sign-up here!
|EVENT||DATE AND TIME||DESCRIPTION|
|Meet your First-Gen Community!||Monday November 2, 2020
|The First-Gen community at McGill extends well beyond the student body! At this discussion, we’ll meet McGill staff, faculty, and alumni who all identify as First Generation. This will include a moderated discussion on making the most of McGill and finding your network and community. Presenters: April Colosimo, Diane DeChief, and Charlene Lewis-Sutherland.|
|Becoming First: Exploring First-Gen Identity and Self-Care Strategies||Wednesday November 3, 2020
|Find your strength and resiliency as a First-Gen student in this guided workshop! Local wellness advisors Melissa Cobbler and Devon Simpson as they lead students through empowerment exercises and self-care strategies for the semester and beyond.|
|First-Gen Student Support||Thursday November 4, 2020 2pm-3pm EST||Meet First-Gen students who have been where you are! This event features break-out rooms specifically for undergraduate and graduate First-Gen students. Our student panels will cover topics on academic success and getting involved in the university community. Bring a warm beverage and any questions you may have!|