What’s happening at the Second Annual First Generation College Summit

A group of Colorado Mountain Students meet outside the Calaway Center on the Spring Valley Campus.Registration is FREE! Be sure to sign-up prior to the event to reserve your spot. The First Generation College Summit will be held on April 6, 2013 at Glenwood Springs High School.

Schedule at a Glance

  • 8 am: Check-In, Breakfast Refreshment
    Opportunity to meet with Colorado colleges and universities
  • 9 am: Opening/Welcome
  • 9:30 am – 11:20 am: Breakout Sessions
  • 11:30 am: College Fair and Resource Fair, Lunch provided
  • 12:30 pm – 2:20 pm: Final Breakout Sessions
  • 2:30 pm: Closing and Colorado Mountain College Spring Valley College Tours

Breakout Sessions

There will be a wide variety of sessions for students and parents to choose. Please check back for more session details prior to the Summit.

*E/P = Session presented in English and Spanish.

Workshop Presenter/s
How to Speak College *E/P Nate Adams, Student Support Services Director at Colorado Mountain College.
The Importance of Parent Involvement *E/P Lisa Doak, CMC Roaring Fork Campus DeanJaneth Niebla, Community Organizer
Career Pathways *E/P Lisa Runck, CMC CounselorAlfredo Reyes, Outreach and Access Coordinator at College in Colorado
Finding Your Meaning and Purpose Noreen Steiner, Colorado Mountain College, Lappala Center
Social Media Chris Weiswanger, Director of Student Recruitment and Admissions Counseling at University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
Healthy Relationships *E/P Emma Bielsky, Community Outreach and Volunteer Coordinator at Advocate Safehouse ProjectSalomi Gonzalez, Bilingual Advocate at Advocate Safehouse Project
A Step Ahead with Dual Credit Classes *E/P Bill Sommers, AVP of Enrollment Services at Colorado Mountain CollegeCraig Farnum, CMC Counselor
Funding Your Education through Federal Financial Aid *E/P Sally Schuman, Assistant Director of Financial Aid at Colorado Mesa UniversityChristian Gonzalez, Outreach and Access Coordinator at College in Colorado
Women Empowerment Sonia Roldan, Professional Counselor and Therapist
Middle School and High School Experiences Matter College Student Panel
Healthy Living *E/P Christine Singleton, Live Well Colorado
Financial Literacy *E/P Esgar Acosta, Banking Representative at Alpine Bank
Deferred Action, In-State Tuition Bill Ambrosio Rodriguez, CAMP Recruiter at Metropolitan State University
All About Scholarships *E/P Bailey Weber, Admissions Counselor at Colorado State UniversityYesenia Arreola, Youth Outreach Coordinator at CMC