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Episode 17 – The Right Type of Support

First Generation - One of Many 03/05/2021 255

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    Episode 17 – The Right Type of Support
    First Generation - One of Many

8 out of 10 community college transfer students are accepted into a 4-year university every year. When so many students continue their studies within higher education and make a jump from one institution to another, what resources are made available for them to access? What does support for a transfer student look like? Learn from our amazing guests to learn about their work within community colleges and their first-generation students. 

Our Guests

Deanna Pierro

Deanna Pierro is a full-time faculty member at Woodland Community College and has worked in higher education since 2005. The bulk of her career has been spent working with and for underrepresented populations. Her doctoral dissertation and professional efforts revolve around increasing access and informalizing education. 

Carmelo Miranda

Carmelo Miranda is a first-generation student, which is one reason he enjoys working for educational support programs. His first-generation experience allows him to connect with students and assist them with their academic goals.

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