November 6, 2022
Celebrate the life and legacy of Ronald E. McNair with McNair alumni and keynote speaker, Dr. Harvey Fields, associate dean of Student Success at Washington University in St. Louis

4:00 – 6:00p.m., Stotler Lounge

RSVP here

November 7, 2022
The Rise and Grind Breakfast


Hosted by the Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center (Contact: Andrea Jackson)

November 8, 2022
Open Door Day: Drop in. Eat free food. Have a chat. Meet some of the people who are here to help you succeed at Mizzou!

Noon-2p.m., Lowry Hall, third floor

Sponsored by the College of Arts & Science

Coffee Tuesday in the Women’s Center dedicated to First Generation students, faculty and staff

8:30-10:30a.m., G108-MUSC

Free coffee bar and breakfast items

Hosted by the Women’s Center (Contact: Sophia Hood)

Stop by to pick up first-generation swag and a treat to celebrate our first-generation students, faculty and staff

9:00-10:30a.m., MU Student Center

Sponsored by Student Affairs (Contact: Sylvia Jauregui)

Sweet Celebration: Celebrating first-generation students, staff and faculty in SHP

10:30-noon, Lewis & Clark Lobby

Stop by and join in celebrating students who are first in their family to attend and graduate from college. Meet staff and faculty who understand the first-generation path because they were first in their family, too.

Sponsored by the School of Health Professions, Office of Career Services (Contact: Nicolette Yevich)

Drop-in hours for students to grab a pin and a home baked care package (supplies limited)

3:00 – 5:00p.m., Teaching for Learning Center

Sponsored by the Teaching for Learning Center (Contact: Kelly Holtkamp)

CAFNR students and faculty/staff can stop by the Agriculture Building to pick up first-generation pins and stickers

9:00am-4:00pm, Agriculture Building 2-64

Sponsored by the CAFNR Academic Programs Office (Contact: Katie Barthel Ogan)

First-Generation Celebration with coffee and treats from Lakota (while supplies last)

9-11a.m., Townsend Hall

Sponsored by the College of Education & Human Development

All first-generation students, staff and faculty welcome to stop by and meet the new Assistant Director of the Multicultural Center and the GOBCC to talk about the centers.


Hosted by Multicultural Center (Contact: Khesha Duncan)

November 10, 2022
Trulaske College of Business First Generation Gala 2022

5:30-7:00p.m., Bond Life Science Center

Reception with guest speakers Dr. Mary Beth Marrs and Elizay Perez

Sponsored by the Trulaske College of Business, Academic Programs partnering with TRiO (Contact: Clayton Johnson)

November 11, 2022
First-Gen Finance Chats and Trivia

11a.m-2p.m., Multicultural Center: G107 MU Student Center

Presented by the Office of Financial Success (Contact: Alex Embree)

Social Media Campaigns to Follow
  • Trulaske College of Business, Office of IDE: Instagram and Linkedin
  • Vasey Academy social media post highlighting first-generation members.
  • CAFNR is interviewing first-generation students throughout early November. Check out their stories!
  • School of Health Professions, Office of Career Services
  • Trulaske College of Business, Academic Programs & TRiO