First Generation Resources

First in Our Families. Digital Stories of First Generation College Students.
Link to site.


Closing the Opportunity Gap: Identity-Conscious Strategies for Retention and Student Success 
(2016). Book by Dr. Vijay Pendakur.
Link to book.

How to Help First-Generation Students Succeed (2016). Article by Mikhail Zinshteyn.
Link to article.

Mentoring At-Risk Students Through the Hidden Curriculum of Higher Education (2015). Book by Dr. Buffy Smith.
Link to article.

Fostering Habits of Mind in Today’s Students (2015).
Link to publication.

Make Your Home Among Strangers (2015). Book by Jennine Capo Crucet.
Link to book review.

Feet on Campus, Heart at Home: First-Generation College Students Struggle with Divided Identities (2015). Article by Dr. Linda Banks-Santilli.
Link to article.

50 Things I Wish Someone Would Have Told Me About College: Straight Talk for First Generation College Students FROM First Generation College Graduates (2015). Book by Angel Flores.
Link to book.

First Generation College Students: Motivations and Support Systems (2014).
Link to article.

First Generation College Students:  Understanding and Improving the Experience From Recruitment to Commencement (2012). Book by Lee Ward, Michael Siegel and Zebulun Davenport.
Link to book review.

College Students’ Sense of Belonging: A Key to Educational Success for All Students (2012). Book by Terrell L. Strayhorn.
Link to book review.

Supporting First-Generation College Students Through Classroom-Based Practices (2012). Report by the Institute for Higher Education Policy.
Link to report.

Faculty and First-Generation College Students: Bridging the Classroom Gap Together (2011). Book by Vickie L. Harvey and Teresa Heinz Housel.
Link to book review.

The First Generation Student Experience: Who They Are, Their Characteristics, and Strategies for Improving Their Persistence and Success (2010). Book by Jeff Davis.
Link to book review.

A New Retention Variable: Hope and First Generation College Students (2010). An article by Cyrus R. Williams and S. Kent Butler.
Link to article.

Higher Education and First-Generation Students: Cultivating Community, Voice, and Place for the New Majority (2010). Book by Dr. Rashne R. Jehangir.
Link to book review.

The Invisibility Factor: Administrators and Faculty Reach Out to First-Generation College Students (2009). Book by Teresa Heinz Housel and Vicki L. Harvey.
Link to book.

Postsecondary Access and Success for First-Generation College Students (2007). Article by Jennifer Engle.
Link to article.

First in the Family: Advice About College From First Generation Students (2006). Book by Kathleen Cushman.
Link to book.

Limbo: Blue-Collar Roots, White-Collar Dreams (2004). Book by Richard J. Jenson.
Link to book review.

List of various resources by Baylor University.
Link to site.