First-Gen Forward

First-Gen Week Schedule

First-Gen Week is an annual signature event hosted by the Center for Intercultural Engagement and the First-Gen Low-Income Student Union that celebrates and uplifts first-generation students, faculty, and staff as well as the strengths and perspectives this community brings to Northeastern’s campus.

Boston Campus

Event Day Time Location
First-Gen Week Kick Off! Nov 1 11:00AM-2:00PM CSC Pit
First Generation Week Coffee Hour @ the LGBTQA Resource Center Nov 1 1:00-2:00PM Curry 174
Khoury First Generation Graduate Student, Alumni, Faculty, and Staff Panel Nov 1 11:00-12:00PM Zoom
LinkedIn and Beyond: Building a Professional Brand for First Gen Students Nov 1 4:30-7:00PM CIE
The Wealth in Our Communties Nov 2 1:45-3:15PM Curry 333
EMPOWER X FGLISU: Imposter Syndrome and Empowerment Workshop Nov 2 5:00-6:00PM Curry 333
Cafe y Fe Nov 2 3:00-4:00PM LSCC
Housing Mobility: Developing a Financial Plan for Global Learning Nov 3 12:00-1:00PM Curry 333
PreMed & PreHealth Advising Lunch & Learn: Finding Success as a First-Generation Medical Student Nov 3 12:00-1:00PM 423 Richards Hall
First and Foremost’s Spoken Word Coffee Shop and Gallery Nov 3 5:30-7PM CIE
First-Gen and Low-Income Student Org Brunch Nov 5 11:30-1:00 PM JDOAAI
Creating Community: The First Gen Experience Nov 6 10:00-12:00PM CIE Middle & Front room
Khoury FIRST Presents: Letters & Lunch Nov 6 12:00-1:30PM 102 West Village H
First-Gen Vets Social Nov 6 5:30-7pm 271 Huntington Ave #277
First-Gen, First Game: Celebrate NU Men’s Basketball at the First Home Game of the Season! Nov 6 7:30 PM/8:00PM JDOAAI Lobby/Matthews Arena
Fostering Genuine Faculty and Staff Relationships Nov 7 2:30-3:30pm ISEC 142
First Generation Student Discussion Tote Bag Painting Nov 7 5:00-6:30 PM College of Science
First & Fearless: Harnessing the Power of Being a First Generation Student Through Community Created Flow Nov 8 2:30-4PM CIE Front Room
First-Gen Awards Ceremony & Alumni Reception Nov 8 6:00-9:00PM John D. O’Bryant African American Institute

Oakland Campus

Event Day Time Location
First Gen Week Kick-Off Nov 1 10:30am-3:00pm Adams Plaza
Social Media Campaign Nov 1-8 10:30am-3:00pm Instagram @thecenteratnuoakland
“Watch your Dreams Grow” Nov 7 10:30am-1:00pm Adams Plaza
Branding & Networking Nov 7 6:00pm-7:00pm WTC Conference Room
“Solid as a Rock” Nov 8 10:00am – 1:00pm Adams Plaza
National First Gen Celebration Nov 8 10:30am-3:00pm Adams Plaza