Highline New Student Experience Seminar

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Highline New Student Experience Seminar

  • Group of Highline College first generation students

First-Generation Student Success

This seminar will bring new Highline students together to connect with campus resources and build a community of support for new Highline students. Students will participate in team and community building activities throughout the day and learn success strategies to navigate their first quarter at Highline College. Our experience will be tailored to students who are first-generation college students. A first-generation college student is defined as a student whose parents have not earned a bachelor’s degree.

Date, Time & Location:

Wednesday, September 19, 2018
9:45 a.m.-2:45 p.m.
Highline College, Building 2

Target Audience: First-generation and new college students (newly enrolled spring, summer or fall 2018).

How to Apply: In order to participate, you must apply by completing the form link below. You will be contacted to inform you of your status to the program. Due to limited space, we will not be able to accept all students who apply. We recommend you apply as soon as possible.

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Goals of the Experience:

  • Students will become familiar with Highline support services and have the opportunity to speak with staff and student representatives
  • Students will meet other new first-generation college students and participate in community building activities
  • Students will explore what it means to be a successful first-generation college student
  • Students will identify what personally inspires or motivates them

Certificate of Participation: Students who participate in the seminar will receive a Highline College New Student Experience Seminar Certificate of Participation.

Lunch Provided.

Questions? Contact TRiO Program Assistant, Blia Xiong, 206-592-3303.

9:45amDoors Open, Check-in and Light Snacks/Refreshments/Raffles
10:15amIntroduction and Welcome
10:25amOverview of the Day: Being First-Generation
10:45am Break Out Sessions
Session 1: 10:45-11:45am
Session 2: 11:50am-12:50pm
12:50-1:20pmLunch & Raffle
1:30pmStudent Panel & Table Conversations
2:25pmSupport Programs Presentation & Services
2:40pmCertificate Presentation and Closing