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first-generation

[¦fərst jen·ə′rā·shən]
(computer science)
Denoting electronic hardware, logical organization, and software characteristic of a first-generation computer.
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Rutgers University-Camden Chancellor Phoebe Haddon said for her, a fourth-generation college graduate, it was "striking" to find people who still ask if there's value in higher education, but said that she was "quickly baptized" by some of the challenges facing first-generation students once she arrived at Camden.
The summit, which will convene 175 attendees representing 32 colleges and universities and 4 organizations, aims to provide a forum in which first-generation college students can share their experiences and discuss challenges, and to facilitate dialogue between students and the administrators and faculty on their campuses.
Beyond issues of retention and completion, many first-generation students face day-to-day challenges as they navigate social, academic, financial and administrative challenges.
First-generation students "are more likely to encounter academic, financial, professional, cultural and emotional difficulties than are students whose parents attended college," writes Teresa Heinz Housel, an associate professor of communication at Hope College in Holland, Michigan, who studies this population (and was herself the first in her family to attend college).
Thus, the grievances that \'d6calan, Murat Karay\u305 lan and other first-generation PKK leaders talk about were not the grievances they directly faced, but the \'93imagined grievances\'94 that they thought they had.
The company said although the possibility of an incident was 'rare', the likelihood increases as the battery gets older, and urged customers to stop using their first-generation iPod nano and order a replacement online.
First-generation migrants -- adults who were born in countries other than the ones they live in -- are more likely than native-born residents to want to migrate permanently, whether that means returning home or heading to another country.
In much the same way, those in the classroom can positively impact the chances that first-generation students will succeed.
The transition to college can be particularly stressful for first-generation college students (Ishitani, 2003).
This was a comparison of the psychiatrist's choice of any first-generation drug versus any second-generation drug.
It is well established that first-generation Lebanon-born men have had difficulty in the labour market.
First-generation students, or students whose parents did not attend college, represent 27% of all graduating high school students.