Achieve First

A first gen student looks at a southwestern mural at the Fine Art CenterAchieve First is a program designed to assist first generation students who were not in the Bridge Scholars program with building skills, accessing resources and support, and finding peer mentorship. It is headed by Christian Gonzalez (Director, The Butler Center), Jordan Bates (Graduate Assistant), and Violet Datcu (Peer Mentor). 

This program is new as of 2023 and more information will be forthcoming. 

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The Bridge Scholars Program goals are

  • To provide students with an intense academic experience to get to know the student-centered CC classroom with lots of discussion and participation, learn about time-management on the block plan, enhance writing, analytical thinking, and oral presentation skills
  • To connect students with the supportive network of campus resources
  • To build and foster relationships with experienced student mentors who
  • To facilitate the development of leadership and personal skills

Visit the Bridge Scholars Program for more information!