First-Generation Students are often perceived as the "Invisible Middle", in other words, first-generation students are less likely than other students to be involved in on campus activities and organizations (Nichols, 2004; Pike & Kuh 2005).
Proud to Be First and the Leadership Initiative believe that it is vital to empower first-generation students, and provide the tools to thrive as leaders. Starting during the Spring semester, the NYU Leadership Initiative will host four student leadership development trainings for a select group of first-generation students. The program will consist of four experiential workshops.The program is customized to help first-generation students naturally develop a powerful leadership presence and the ability to match leadership styles to leadership challenges.
Students must apply to be considered for the program.
This program is only open to first-generation CAS students. Interested students can learn more and apply, here.
**We are currently not accepting anymore applicants for spring 2018. Please check back next year!**