Date of Award
Capstone - Open Access
Master of Education (MEd)
This if from the policy track for the Community Engagement capstone pathway. First-generation college students have grown in numbers on college campus’ but continue to be a population that has lower completion numbers for their bachelor’s degree. TRIO and other first-generation college programming on college campus’ can contribute to better success of this population. However, first-generation college student’s sense of belonging should be added to campus’ initiatives to promote better retention of students.
Salazar, Elizebeth, "First-Generation College Students: Sense of Belonging on Campus" (2019). Community Engagement Student Work. 50.