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First Generation College Experience: Library Resources

River Hawk Scholars

River Hawk Scholars Academy

The River Hawk Scholars Academy (RHSA) promotes academic success and fosters active campus engagement for full-time, first-year UMass Lowell students who identify as first-generation college students.

RHSA students become empowered to advocate for themselves and better prepared to take advantage of the many opportunities UMass Lowell has to offer.

The UMass Lowell University Library is proud to partner with River Hawk Scholars in accomplishing their goals.



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The Latino Generation : Voices of the New America Mario T. García
Perspectives on Diverse Student Identities in Higher Education
The College Fear Factor : How Students and Professors Misunderstand One Another Rebecca D. Cox
Parent and Family Engagement in Higher Education : AEHE Volume 41, Number 6 Judy Marquez Kiyama, Casandra E. Harper, Delma Ramos, David Aguayo, Laura A. Page, and Kathy Adams Riester
Technology and Engagement : Making Technology Work for First Generation College Students Heather T. Rowan-Kenyon, Ana M. Martínez Alemán, and Mandy Savitz-Romer