Daily Chapel: Celebrating First Generation Week

Boe Memorial Chapel

The chapel speakers today will be Arroyo Garcia-Torres '22  and Brent Sykes '24 in honor of National First-Generation Week. Daily Chapel is a time of inspiration for body, mind, and spirit; a quiet harbor in a busy day; worship. Students, faculty, and staff witness to their faith and invite the community to join them. All […]

A National Celebration Centering First-Gen Voices - Virtual (Register for free)

Virtual Event

Register for free A panel of first-gen students and graduates share insight into their experience. It is through our understanding of the first-gen identity and experiences we may better align institution resources and support offerings to meet the unique needs of first-gen students.


First-Generation College Celebration Survey and T-shirts

Wear your “I’m First” t-shirt throughout the week to show you are first-gen proud and spark conversations around what it means to you to be first-generation. Complete the survey to share reflections of what it means to you to be a first-generation college student. First 100 entries will receive an I’m First t-shirt! (Students, faculty, […]


First-Gen College Celebration Affinity Lunch & Learn

Buntrock Sun Ballrooms

Hors D’oeuvres provided and an opportunity for you to meet and mingle with other First-Generation college students, faculty, and staff at St. Olaf College. Please fill out this form if you would like to attend.


First-Generation College Celebration Tabling

BC Cage Tabling

Stop by to share reflections of what it means to be first-gen and take a chance at winning a prize by playing “Spin The Wheel”.  There will be “I’m First” t-shirts and “I Support First-Gen” stickers available until they run out.


Piper Center Open House for First-Generation Students – TOH 270

Stop by anytime to enjoy refreshments and conversation with peers, Piper Center coaches, and peer advisors about your interests, strengths, and career questions! This event is part of the 6th annual National First-Generation College Celebration week!