A goal of the Newbury Center is to foster a sense of community among first-generation students, alumni, faculty, and staff. We are eager to hear from former first-generation students among BU faculty and staff who are interested in becoming mentors for current first-generation BU students. Please contact us if you would like to participate.

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First-Gen Graduation Pinning Ceremony 2024

First-Generation Graduation Pinning Ceremony 2024 Graduation is always a reason to celebrate, but it’s an especially proud occasion for first-generation students. Before Commencement each May, we hold a pinning ceremony to celebrate BU’s first-gen graduates. Each student participating in the ceremony invites a guest—a family member or other supporter—who will have the honor of “pinning” […]

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