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(Left) Kaily Trinidad (she/her), a biohealth sciences major at Oregon State, shows an photo of her and her mom on May 12 next to the MU Quad.  Kaily said, “In high school, I kind of chased that feeling of wanting to be off the Little Rock… And I didn’t realize how much I was gonna miss it”. 
Jeanell Brandonill (she/her), a public health major at Oregon State, poses with a photo of her family on May 12 next to the MU quad. Jeanell said, “Coming to OSU, and living on your own, it’s a whole different type of independence.”

First-generation students talk college culture shocks and overcoming homesickness

Nino Paoli, News Reporter
June 6, 2023

While all incoming students may struggle to adjust to college life, many first-generation students have no idea what to expect. First-generation 2023 graduates Kaily Trinidad and Jeanell Bandonill both...


First-generation students forge their own path

Jaycee Kalama, News Contributor
February 25, 2019

President of Oregon State University, Ed Ray, youngest of three sons and first in his family to graduate from college, inspired his older brothers to get their degrees and now can inspire first-generation...


FIRST! celebrates first-generation students

Chloe Stewart, News Contributor
November 13, 2018

On Thursday, Nov. 8, first generation students, students who are the first in their families to attend college, gathered in the Willamette East/West room in the library to mingle, enjoy a bite to eat,...

The Student Experience Center is designed to take learning outside of the classroom and houses programs such as Student Leadership and Involvement, Diversity and Cultural Engagement and the Center for Civic Engagement.

First-generation students construct their own path

Stefanie Gamboa, News Contributor
September 14, 2018

Oregon State University is home to almost 32,000 students on its Corvallis campus, some who are the first in their family to attend college. First-generation student and President of Oregon State University...

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