Event: First-Generation Graduate Student Celebration, June 13

First-Generation Graduate Student Celebration!

Thursday, June 13, 2019
4:30–6 pm (Doors open at 4 pm)
HUB Room 145
Free, but RSVP Required

All current first-generation graduate students* are cordially invited to this year-end celebration, whether you are graduating very soon or continuing in your grad program! Attend this event to build community with peers and to celebrate your milestones—no matter how big or small. Staff, faculty, and students’ family members are welcome! Free and delicious food and refreshments will be provided.

*A first-generation graduate student is in the first generation of their family to earn a Bachelor’s degree—and is now working towards a graduate degree.

Selfie Station:
Take a selfie with friends and family at the selfie station from 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm!

Welcome Remarks:
Core Programs in The Graduate School

Guest Speakers:
– Janiece Rustin, MJ Candidate, UW School of Law & GPSS Senator
– Gilbert Martinez, Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Physiology and Biophysics, UW School of Medicine

Pinning Ceremony (for students graduating Spring ’19, Summer ’19, and Autumn ’19):
Faculty Pinner: Jane Van Galen, Professor in Educational Studies, UW Bothell

This event is co-organized by Core Programs in The Graduate School and the First-Gen Graduate Student Advisory Board (FGSAB).

If you have any questions, please email cpinfo@uw.edu.

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