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Paint the Rock & Pizza

National First Generation College Student Celebration

The Division of Academic Success and Transitions and Multicultural Student Life are hosting a number of events throughout the day to celebrate our first-generation students, faculty and staff on campus. On this day, colleges and universities across the country recognize first-generation students as trailblazers, applaud their efforts and offer support for their continued success.  

Join us for one (or all) of the events below.   

We will have free food/beverages throughout the day as well as stickers and opportunities for students to connect with other first-generation folks on campus. 

Thursday, November 8, Schedule of Events:

7:40AM-9:40AM
Hot Chocolate Bar

Location: Ped Walkway Near Library

10AM-12PM
Student Support Services - Educational Advancement Program Open House

Location: Greve Hall 3rd Floor

12PM-2PM
Paint the Rock & Pizza

Location: The Rock
Meet up for lunch with other first-generation students, faculty and staff. Add your signature alongside other proud first-generation students. Group photo at 12:45PM. 

3PM-4:30PM
Open House & Cupcakes
Location: Frieson Black Cultural Center
Connect with the first-gen community and add to our gratitude banner thanking those who supported your college experience.

Think you will be attending one of the events above? RSVP today to help us plan ahead.

Use #celebratefirstgen to share photos from the celebration and your first-gen story!

http://tiny.utk.edu/firstgen

Thursday, November 8 at 12:00pm to 2:00pm

The Rock
Corner of Volunteer Blvd. and Pat Head Summitt St.

Event Registration Required

This event requires registration.