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Become a Carolina Firsts Advocate
Faculty and staff are invited to become a Carolina Firsts Advocate
As a Carolina Firsts Advocate, you will join a committed group of professionals dedicated to student success, appreciating the experiences of first-generation college students, and supporting students on their path to graduation. We currently have advocates from over 50 departments at UNC-Chapel Hill. Please view our list of Advocates and consider becoming an Advocate today! You can make a difference in the life of a Carolina First.To schedule a training in the Fall 2017 semester, please complete this brief survey.

The training will include:

  • An overview of the experiences of first-generation college students at Carolina
  • A discussion of barriers to college completion
  • A discussion of factors linked to college persistence and completion
  • Features of effective college programs and supports
  • University resources

If you have any other questions, please contact Dr. Carmen Huerta-Bapat, Carolina Firsts Program Director, at  chuerta@email.unc.edu.

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