Webinar - “They Helped Me Fill the Gaps”: Promoting First-Generation College Students’ Help-Seeking Attitudes and Behaviors
September 21, 2023 at noon
Matthew Hagler, PhD
In this talk, Dr. Hagler presented findings from his longitudinal, mixed methods research on first-generation college students’ transition to higher education. Based on the findings, Dr. Hagler presented actionable strategies by university stakeholders that can promote first-gen students’ help-seeking, including addressing stigma, leveraging near-peer mentoring, and improving awareness and accessibility of services.