University College podcast features first-generation student

KENNESAW, Ga. | Apr 10, 2020

Josh Brown credits First-Year Seminar with adjustment to KSU

Just like Georgia Tech transfer student Josh Brown, about one-third of Kennesaw State University students are the first in their families to attend college. The former physics major has found his home in the department of sociology and criminal justice, where he is concentrating in cultural diversity studies.

In an interview for University College’s podcast, Brown talks about his role as the co-founder of the First-Gen Owls organization at KSU, which seeks to create a community for all first-generation students on campus.

Listen to the episode here.  

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A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 43,000 students. Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia with 11 academic colleges. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the country and the world. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 7 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu.