RWO #35 | First-generation college students share their stories

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Guest: Kristen Wagner-Hilt, First-Year Experience graduate assistant, head of the First Generation Mentoring Program (with Matt Lengen) and advisor for the CUFS Leadership Council; plus first-generation freshmen, Yesenia Terrell, Rachel Jones and Taylor long. 

Hosts: Billy Liggett and Kate Stoneburner

Topics: All four guests join Rhymes With Orange to talk about the National First Generation College Student Celebration on Nov. 8, and Campbell’s involvement in first-generation advocacy. The students also talk about their own first-generation journey and the struggles these students face early in their college careers. The 38-minute episode was streamed live on Instagram Live on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. 

Recorded Nov. 7, 2018, in Campbell University’s new McLeod Admissions and Financial Aid Center.