The 1stGen@Iowa Iowa Student Advisory Board (SAB), formed in Fall 2020, provides student input to the UI First-Generation Task Force, and offers valuable insight on task force efforts to inform and educate the campus community and develop strategies to better support first-generation students at the University of Iowa.


1stGen@Iowa Student Advisory Board Applicants

Applications for the 2023 - 2024 academic year will be accepted in March 2023, due date tba.

Eligible Applicants:
Any undergraduate student who plans to be enrolled at the University of Iowa during the 2023-2024 academic year and identifies as first-generation is eligible to apply for the 1stGen@Iowa Student Advisory Board (graduate and professional SAB members will be added at a later time).

What is a first-generation college student?
At the University of Iowa, first-generation students are those students who do not have a parent(s) or legal guardian(s) who completed a four-year degree. 

Term Length:
Selected students will serve a full academic year, from approximately September - April. Students may request to serve additional terms.

Time Commitment:
1stGen@Iowa SAB members will attend 2 – 3, one-hour long meetings per semester; meetings may be held outside regular business hours and may meet in person or online.

Application Process:
The following materials must be submitted by 11:59pm on DATE TBA (for 2023-24 applicants)

  • Completed application (link to form coming in March 2023)
  • Current resume (upload your resume with the application form)

Selection decisions will be communicated to all applicants around May 1, 2023. Questions may be directed to UI-FirstGenatIowa@uiowa.edu

 


Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Angie Lamb in Academic Support and Retention at angela-lamb@uiowa.edu or call (319) 335-2062.

 


Meet the 1stGen@Iowa Student Advisory Board

2022 - 2023 Academic Year

Emir Abdagic

Emir Abdagic

Third Year

BA Political Science
BA Ethics & Public Policy
Public Policy Minor
Pre-Law Track

Kiara

Kiara Hernandez

Fourth Year

BA Elementary Education
Spanish Minor

Jessica Holland

Jessica Holland

Third Year

BA English & Creative Writing
Sport & Recreation Management Minor

Sarah Hovey

Sarah Hovey

Third Year

BA Social Justice
BA Criminology, Law, & Justice
Pre-Law Track

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Nathan McCutcheon

Fourth Year

BS Neuroscience

Jessica Monday

Jessica Monday

Third Year

BA Psychology

 

Lupita Morales Aguilar

Lupita Morales Aguilar

Third Year

BA Psychology
Human Relations Minor

Jakeline Murillo

Jakeline Murillo

Third Year

BA Biochemistry
Health & the Human Condition Minor
Pre-Medicine Track 

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Elvis Mutebi

Fourth Year

BS Neuroscience

Nicole Pettinger

Nicole Pettinger

Third Year

BS Nursing

Emily Rodriguez

Emily Rodriguez

Fourth Year

BA Education Studies & Human Relations
Latina/o/x Studies Minor 

Jaeden Scheller

Jaeden Scheller

Fourth Year

BA Music Education
BM Clarinet Performance 

Karlie Stoos

Karlie Stoos

Second Year

BA Health & Human Physiology

Jimmy Yang

Jimmy Yang

Third Year

BA Biochemistry
Latin Minor
Pre-Medicine Track