First Generation Students

Opening doors through education

Welcome

As first-generation faculty and allies, we have seen firsthand that an education can open doors and empower people. We also know what you are going through at every step, from applying to CSU, to starting your first semester, and getting to your senior year.

If you have questions about navigating any part of your college experience, we encourage you to use the contact form below and get in touch with us.

Faculty

Adjunct

Staff

  • Dakota Cotner

    Academic Success Coordinator

    Academic Support Center and Journalism & Media Communication

  • Bryan Gillispie

    Director, I.T.

    CLA Dean's Office

  • Karli Hansen

    Academic Success Coordinator

    Academic Support Center and Political Science

  • Lillian Nugent

    Assistant to the Chair

    English

  • Kate Sherman

    Administrative Assistant III/Assistant to the Undergraduate Program

    Political Science

  • Bruce Shields

    Academic Success Coordinator

    Academic Support Center, Communication Studies, and Economics

  • Elizabeth Terry-Emmot

    Director, Academic Success Coordinator

    Academic Support Center, CLA Dean's Office, and International Studies

Get in Touch

Send us a note if you'd like information about or assistance with first-generation programs at CSU.