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2020 National First-Gen Week (PLV)

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The PLV Campus is celebrating National First-Generation Week in a big way! Starting Monday, November 2, we’re kicking off both in-person and virtual events like trivia, giveaways, free professional headshots, and more.

Ongoing

Claim Your Prize(s)
Monday, November 2–Friday, November 6
Every first-generation student will receive a free giveaway for each event they attend throughout the week while supplies last. Be sure to show up for some swag!

Enter to Win the Raffle
Monday, November 2–Friday, November 6
Post a picture in your first-generation t-shirt (available for pickup on Monday, November 2) and use the hashtags #FirstGenProud and #PaceUniversity to enter the raffle! If you’re selected, you’ll land a pretty sweet prize.


Monday, November 2

First-Gen Trivia and T-Shirt Pickup
12:10 p.m.–1:10 p.m. | Outside the Kessel Student Center (rain location: Dean’s Suite)
Test your knowledge in a rousing game of trivia for the chance to win prizes! You’ll receive a free t-shirt when you stop by. It’s definitely worth the trip/.

Zoom Room Prizes
12:10 p.m.–1:10 p.m. | Meeting ID: 959 6910 5248 Password: FIRSTGEN
Want to participate but don’t have time to swing by in-person? No worries! You can participate and claim your prize virtually, too.


Tuesday, November 3

You Are “KIND” of a Big Deal
3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. | Outside the Kessel Student Center (rain location: Dean’s Suite)
Fuel up on your way to class by grabbing a free KIND bar. They’re healthy snacks in a variety of fun flavors that’ll keep you going.


Wednesday, November 4

Headshots
12:10 p.m.–1:10 p.m. | Kessel Student Center, Dean’s Suite
Come get a professional headshot taken that’s perfect for your LinkedIn profile. Be sure to dress to impress!

LinkedIn Workshop
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. | Meeting ID: 959 6910 5248 Password: FIRSTGEN
Learn a few handy tips and tricks when it comes to using LinkedIn as an important job search tool.


Thursday, November 5

Thank-You Letters to Family
3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. | Outside the Kessel Student Center (rain location: Dean’s Suite)
Nobody does anything entirely alone. Send a little gratitude to your support network with a thoughtful letter!


Friday, November 6

Make Your Own Pace Pillow
12:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. | Outside the Kessel Student Center (rain location: Dean’s Suite)
This is subject to availability! If you’d like to schedule a time slot to make this unique keepsake, please email Erika Schmid.

Jackbox Game Competition
3:00 p.m.–3:45 p.m. | Meeting ID: 959 6910 5248 Password: FIRSTGEN
Think you can sweep the competition? The winner of these Jackbox games will earn a special piece of Pace Bookstore swag.

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