First Cats Family Welcome
The First Cats Family Welcome is around the corner, Aug. 29 at 1pm. We invite ALL first-generation college students (FGCS) and their family members & supporters to join us for an engaging program to welcome you into the University of Arizona’s First Cats family. At this virtual and online event, you will show your first-gen pride, hear from dynamic speakers, demystify the college experience, and connect with uplifting resources.
Mark your calendar now. Share this event with friends, family, and supporters. Rise up and represent First Cats.
*Note, this event will be streamed live as a Zoom webinar. Zoom requires you do a quick download of the program to start the webinar. We encourage you download Zoom prior to the session to make your log-on a smooth experience. Please check out this resource if you have questions about Zoom.
First Cats undergraduates, graduate students, staff, and faculty are eager to lead you through the follow program.
- Keynotes to Motivate and Welcome You: Here from dynamic educators and community members eager to drop some knowledge and experience with you about the first-gen journey. Here their story. Here their message. Get motivated. Feel welcome and ready for Fall 2020.
- University of Arizona Resources: Learn about relevant and helpful resources, offices, and departments available to students now. Each of these places or tools serves as resources to help you be successful at UArizona.
- Tips & Tools for Online Learning: Fall 2020 is going down in history when it comes to approaches to learning. Prepare yourself to be successful for a semester in various online approaches. Learn how to navigate online learning & get answers to questions on your 4 course options.
- The Know & Now College Student Experience: Hear from current students and a parent about what it is like to be on-line, in the classroom, and more. This session is in a "reaction video" layout like your favorite YouTubers and is going to make you sigh and nod in comic relief.