The Pioneer

The Pioneer

Mentoring first generation college students

Mentoring first generation college students
November 30, 2017

The room is filled with students, many of them learning the rigors of college for the first time in their lives. Staff members and college alums take turns addressing the packed hall of first-generation...

The first generation to graduate

The first generation to graduate
August 17, 2016

I am the first member of my Mexican family to go to college. I am 21 years old and come from a family of nine. I have six older brothers who were born in Mexico but I was born in the US. When...

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California State University East Bay
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