With a UNK social work degree, Me Maw is ready to help fellow refugees

"I saw my parents struggle, so I know they need someone who can speak for them,"…

UNK celebrates first-generation students during annual event

In its third year, First Gen Day recognizes first-generation students and the faculty and staff who…

Colton Roberts aims to inspire first-gen students, show them anything is possible

As vice president of UNK’s First Gen Lopers student organization, Roberts wants to set an example…

Cultural Unity Conference provides path to college for minority students

The nearly 150 high schoolers in attendance Friday learned about the admissions process, financial aid, academic…

Marina Escobar wants first-generation students to know they’re not alone

The UNK sophomore is president of First Gen Lopers, a campus organization that provides a social…

UNK selected for initiative supporting first-generation students

The First Scholars Network provides resources, guidance and tools aimed at increasing successful outcomes for first-generation…