News, Highlights and Publications

Media Mentions and Recognitions

American Council on Education, September 2021 – Building Community: Supporting First-Generation College Students Across ACE Member Institutions

Press Release, March 2021 – NASPA First Gen Forward Designation

Press Release, March 2021 – NASPA First Scholars Cohort

NASPA First-Gen Success Center, Fall 2020 – First-Generation College Celebration Grant Recipient

UMBC Magazine, November 9, 2020 – First In Class

The Talbot Spy, September 22, 2014 – As Upward Bound Turns 50, Program at UMBC Evolves to Serve Students

Presentations and Postings

Conference Presentation, April 2022 – Program Evaluation Made Simple

Conference Presentation, April 2022 – The Voices of Mentees: Holistic Critical Mentoring of TRIO Students

Staff Blog Post, December 2021 – UMBC First Generation Network Student Project Assistants

Staff Blog Post, November 8, 2021 – UMBC’s First-Gen College Celebration Day 2020

Staff Blog Post, September 2020 – Preparing Black First-Generation Students For Graduate School Success