First Ospreys

First Ospreys


First Ospreys is a retention initiative that supports and celebrates first-generation students to ensure successful completion of their undergraduate studies. We aim to connect students to existing programs and resources and promote a sense of belonging within the Stockton community. We are committed to raising awareness about the experience, knowledge, and value that first-generation students bring to campus. 



What is a first-generation college student?

First-generation students are those whose parents or guardians have not obtained a four-year college degree in the United States.


 Steps to Accomplish Mission

  1. Gain an understanding of the needs of first-generation students using rigorous data collection and analysis techniques.
  2. Develop data-driven programming and interventions to strategically address the identified needs of first-generation students.
  3. Implement and continuously assess provided programming and interventions to ensure high quality service delivery.

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