What is the 1stGen@Iowa Student Advisory Board?

Founded in 2020, the 1stGen@Iowa Student Advisory Board represents undergraduate, graduate, and professional students who identify as first-gen college students. Board members work in conjunction with the 1stGen@Iowa initiative to help build awareness, inform and educate the campus community, and celebrate the first-gen student identity across campus. 

Advisory Board Leadership

1stGen@Iowa Student Advisory Board Coordinator:
Emily Kelly

Executive Leadership Team: Undergraduate Representative
Karlie Stoos

Executive Leadership Team: Graduate/Professional Student Representative
Willie Zheng

Advisory Board Representative to the Undergraduate Student Government & USG First-Gen Constituency Senator:
TBA

Other Leadership Positions (coming soon!)
TBA

2022 Award Ceremony Highlights
First-Gen Celebration Week
First Gen Fest

2023-2024 1stGen@Iowa Student Advisory Board Members

Kaylee Bingham

Undergraduate - Junior

Nursing Interest

Harry Bui

Undergraduate - Sophomore

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Science Studies

Skylar Halley

Undergraduate - Junior

Mechanical Engineering

Aphraditie Hancock

Aphraditie Hancock

Undergraduate - Junior

Social Work

Angelica Hernandez

Graduate Student

Higher Education & Student Affairs

Yasmin Herz

Undergraduate - Junior

Nursing

Jiarong (Jenny) Jin

Undergraduate - Senior

Art

Jayden Lo

Undergraduate - Junior

Education Studies and Human Relations

Jocelyn Macias

Undergraduate - Senior

Criminology

Mishka Mohamed Nour

Mishka Mohamed Nour

Undergraduate - Junior

Electrical Engineering

Pre-Medicine Track

Abdul Quraishi

Undergraduate - Junior

Chemistry

Pre-Dental Track

Natalie Rickels

Undergraduate - Sophomore

Nursing

Priyanka Singh

Graduate or Professional Student

Informatics

Jennifer Solis

Undergraduate - Junior

Criminology, Law, and Justice

Caroline Sosenko

Caroline Sosenko

Undergraduate - Senior

Human Physiology

Psychology Minor

Pre-Physician Assistant Track

Karlie Stoos

Karlie Stoos

Undergraduate - Senior

Executive Leadership Team: Undergraduate Representative

Health & Human Physiology

Pre-PA Track

Gina Tran

Undergraduate - Senior

Human Physiology

Pre-Medicine Track

Willie Zheng

Willie Zheng

Graduate or Professional Student

Executive Leadership Team: Graduate/Professional Student Representative 

Pharmacy

Nora Zimmermann

Undergraduate - Sophomore

English and Creative Writing

Pre-Law Track