Many students, staff, and faculty at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor are first in their families to attend and graduate from college. Our Story Project provides opportunities for first-gens to describe their fascinating and challenging journeys to higher education. Their stories are often outside the typical college experience.
We recognize and celebrate these passages. Many times they are easy to observe, but are also experienced quietly and without fanfare. Our Story Project hopefully provides visibility and helps instill a sense of pride.
If you are first-gen or would like to share your story, please feel free to contact us.