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First generation students
Jun 04, 2019

Batten Professor and Student Play a Pivotal Role in UVA's Successful New Tour for First Gen Students

University of Virginia President Jim Ryan has said one of his missions is that UVA “opens wide the door to opportunity for first-generation, low and middle-income students.” A group of students embraced that spirit even before Ryan joined the University last year and this past semester, opened their arms to local first-generation students with a day of programing tailor-made for them by current first-gen students at UVA.