November 5, 2018
K-State first-generation students attend Ad Astra Conference for third year
A group of K-State first-generation students attended the Ad Astra Conference, a statewide first-generation student conference, Oct. 26-27, hosted by Wichita State University.
First-generation students are those whose neither parent nor guardian earned a four-year college degree. This student conference brings first-generation students from universities across Kansas together for a common experience with a desired outcome of greater persistence to graduation and a better prepared Kansas workforce.
This conference is a two-day event where first-generation college students across the state meet each other and build networks, share common challenges and opportunities, get information about how to better understand the college experience and a develop strong first-generation identity.