first generation students
October 28, 2021
A $40 million gift from the Judy and Fred Wilpon Family Foundation will endow the Kessler Presidential Scholars Program at U-M in perpetuity. The program aids first-generation college students.
August 18, 2021
The portfolio of student resources offered by universities continues to grow, but a new report finds some resources and their delivery mechanisms may not be helping first-generation college students reach their academic goals.
November 3, 2020
The U.S. Department of Education awarded $1,265,000 to UM-Dearborn to help students who are low-income, first-generation or have a disability connect with college opportunities and earn a diploma.
July 18, 2019
Students who establish in-state tuition eligibility by attending Michigan schools will now have 40 months to enroll at U-M after graduating from a state high school or receiving a GED.
October 26, 2017
As U-M prepares to implement the Go Blue Guarantee, the Ann Arbor campus had a record number of applicants for fall 2017, leading to a slightly-larger-than-anticipated freshman class.
October 10, 2017
U-M has opened a First-Generation Student Gateway to serve as a central hub of information and support for students who are the first in their families to pursue a bachelor’s degree.
March 21, 2016
In an effort led by the first-generation students and their allies, the university is working to lower the barriers and address challenges first-gens may experience.