A breakfast today for first-generation college graduate UTC faculty and staff mentors and their UTC first-generation college student mentees is one of multiple activities leading up to the University’s celebration of National First-Generation Student Day on Friday. UTC Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs Yancy Freeman, also a first-generation college graduate, shared his story of persisting to completion of a doctorate and today serving in a professional role facilitating college education for generations to come. In photo: Loman Martin, Juan Aponte, Kaslah Gordon, Deadra McGee and Heidi Maradiaga. Martin is a mentor to Aponte, and McGee is a mentor to both Gordon and Maradiaga.

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