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On Nov. 7, The First Gen Swag Giveaway happened on the seal of Old Main.
Nov. 8 - 12 is National First Generation College Celebration week, and Wofford is celebrating with different events around campus to celebrate.

The “Why Wofford” of first-generation college students

Brandi Wylie and Catherine Lesesne November 28, 2023

One of the ways Wofford supports its students is through celebrating first-generation college students. A first generation college student is a student whose parents did not complete a four-year degree. “My...

Anneka Brannon ‘26 was inducted into Tri-Alpha. Tri-Alpha is a way for all first generation college students to have a community and feel supported by peers and staff.

New Tri-Alpha chapter honors first-generation Terriers

Madison Tolomea, Staff Writer November 28, 2023

Alpha Alpha Alpha has come to Wofford to aid first-generation students in making meaningful connections while promoting leadership and academic success. The honor society was chartered at Wofford this...

Most of the first-generation students at Wofford come from the Spartanburg community. Five out of the 15 total scholarships will be given specifically to local students.

Opening the gates

Katherine Waters November 17, 2015

By: Katherine Waters, Staff Writer Wofford is quickly building a reputation as being one of the top schools in the nation in helping students with financial aid. The most recent endeavor is to provide...

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