My Davidson | A Student Blog Q&A: What Does Being First Generation Mean to You?

a compilation of handwritten notes in red and black about being first generation

In November, Davidson College’s Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion and the Betty and B. Frank Matthews II ’49 Center for Career Development hung a banner in the Alvarez College Union. They asked first-gen members of the community to share what being first means to them. Here is what they shared.


  • December 8, 2022