First Generation

Senate discusses First Generation students, campus police


The Student Government Association Senate met in Blanchard great room Tuesday night to discuss recent issues on campus, including transgender students’ experiences, the Five College First Generation Conference and the SGA budget.

SGA discusses First Gen Students, AccessAbility Services and more


On the evening of Tuesday, Feb 28, MHC Senators could be found sitting in four separate working groups. Each of these groups aims to address specific topics of student interest: AccessAbility Services, first generation and low income students, Facilities Management and the Career Development Center. The goal of these groups is to connect students with the respective offices regarding their specific concerns in order to generate positive change. Tuesday’s meeting updated attendees on the progress and concerns of each working group and introduced the directors and officers from each of the college departments addressed.

First Generation student concerns are being brought to forefront by conference, student groups


Smith College hosted the first Five College First Generation Conference on Friday, Nov. 4 at its Conference Center. Helen Mayer, a senior at Smith, organized and directed the conference.