First Generation Affinity Group Meetings Archive

“College Admissions FAQ: From SAT to Ivy League to HBCU!”
May 18, 2021
Hosted by:

Paula Dofat and Alyssa Bowlby

“Just the FACTS by Factuality”
April 6, 2021
Hosted by:

Natalie Girard, FACTUALITY

“Navigating the College Admission Process During the Pandemic”
October 1, 2020
Hosted by:

CollegeBound Foundation

“Early College: What It Is and How We Do It”
April 5, 2018
Hosted by:

Bard High School Early College

The Benefits of Two-year/Four-year Bridge Programs
November 14, 2017
Hosted by:

BridgeEdU at Coppin State University

Changing Climate?: A Look at the Recent Experience of People of Color on College Campuses
September 28, 2017
Hosted by:

St. Paul's School for Girls

“Wait… Who am I? Who am I supposed to be? Supporting First Generation Student Experiences of Identity Intersectionality and Negotiation”
January 24, 2017
Hosted by:

Roland Park Country School

“How Do We Help Students Find Professional Fulfillment and Success After College?”
September 29, 2016
Hosted by:


“How Early Employment Supports Post-Secondary Success”
November 15, 2016
Hosted by:

Urban Alliance

“The Role of Counselors/Advisors/Families in Preparing Students for Educational Transitions”
April 4, 2017
Hosted by:

Loyola University Maryland

The Goucher Prison Education Partnership (GPEP)
September 22, 2015
Hosted by:

Amy Roza, Director of the Goucher Prison Education Partnership, Goucher College

Under-Represented Students in the College Selection Process: an Attitudinal Study
November 17, 2015
Hosted by:

Carl Ahlgren, Director of College Counseling, Gilman School; David Strauss
Principal, Art and Science Group

First Generation College Students at Independent Schools
March 8, 2016
Hosted by:

Megan Hall, Director, KIPP Through College

A Conversation on Undocumented Students
April 12, 2016
Hosted by:

John Brenner, University of Baltimore

Understanding Retention and Graduation Rates for Students of Color
September 23, 2014
Hosted by:

Shonda Gray-Cain, Director of Undergraduate Admission and Recruitment, Morgan State University

Providing Access to College Access Opportunities
November 20, 2014
Hosted by:

Darryl Tiggle, Director of College Counseling, Friends School of Baltimore; Calvin Wise, Senior Associate Director of Admissions, Johns Hopkins University

First Generation College-Bound Students: The Student Perspective
March 3, 2015
Hosted by:

Cathy Badmington, Director of College Counseling; Andrew Robinson, Assistant Director of College Counseling; Amy John, Director of Strategic Projects, Boys’ Latin School of Maryland

A Process Full of “Firsts:” Counseling LGBTQ+ First Generation College Students
April 14, 2015
Hosted by:

Alice Margraff, Director of College Counseling; Jen Pineau, Assistant Director of College Counseling, McDonogh School

Career and College Readiness for Baltimore City Public School
September 24, 2013
Hosted by:

Michael Thomas, Baltimore City Public Schools

The Importance of College Completion for First Generation Students
November 12, 2013
Hosted by:

Carl Ahlgren, Gilman School and Tevera Stith, KIPP Academy

Summer Bridge Programs: Building a College-Going Culture
January 28, 2014
Hosted by:

Marguerite Weber, University of Baltimore

College Partnerships
April 8, 2014
Hosted by:

Khalek Kirkland, The SEED School of Maryland