Tag archives: Sonya Welch

The Warriors Are Coming
By Scott Craig   |   August 29, 2023

About 400 first-year and transfer students arrive on campus for the newly named Warrior Welcome August 24-27. Classes for the fall semester begin Monday, August 28. On Wednesday, August 23, about 150 first-generation and international students and their families participate in First Connections, a pre-orientation welcome program designed for those who are the first in […]

Moving First-Generation Students Forward
By Scott Craig   |   April 19, 2022

The Center for First-generation Student Success has welcomed Westmont and 52 other new institutions into First-gen Forward, a program that recognizes colleges and universities committed to helping first-generation students thrive. An initiative of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) and the Suder Foundation, the center encourages members to engage in scholarly discussion, share […]