Denison’s First Generation Network celebrates its namesake

Photos by QIYUE CUI, Special to The Denisonian

“Every great dream begins with a dreamer.
Always remember, you have within you the
strength, the patience, and the passion to
reach for the stars and to change the world.”

-Harriet Tubman
Alina Panek ‘20 and Esther Hernandez ‘20 decorate the walls with colorful sticky notes that list the reasons why they are proud to be a first generation college student.
First gen students participate in crafts such as decorating cookies and homemade buttons.
Vanessa Ocampo ‘20 and Lex Grimm ‘20 pose with their “1st Gen Proud” t-shirts.
First generation college students celebrated by listing the ways in which they were proud of being the first of their generation to attend college.
Students and faculty congregate in Knobel Hall to commemorate the efforts of first generation college students.

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