Live Webinar

Why is it important to offer first-generation students mentorship? 

Ensuring Success for First-Generation Students is a webinar for deans, assistant deans and directors in higher education. Based upon the work of Johns Hopkins University’s (JHU) Dr. Irene Ferguson, a leading expert on the first-generation, lower-income (FGLI) student experience, this webinar explores why mentorship matters and how institutions can use mentorship to ensure first-generation students feel part of the community. 

Attendees will explore the challenges of mentorship and look at JHU’s mentorship program in practice, including how mentors are leveraged to identify barriers to student support and expand advising capacity.

Join us on Thursday, October 31st at 12pm ET
to understand how mentorship cultivates inclusive communities that make success possible for all students.


  • Understand the principles of supporting first-generation students with mentorship
  • Explore a tech-enabled mentorship model for first-generation student success
  • Discover tools to successfully scale your mentorship program



Jackson Boyar Dr. Irene Ferguson
Jackson Boyar
CEO and
Co-Founder, Mentor Collective 

Dr. Irene Ferguson

 Director of Student Enrichment Programs, Center for Student Success, Johns Hopkins University


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