Get to know the current first generation NC State students you will have the opportunity to connect with during a live student chat on Wednesday, October 28 at 12:30 p.m. Register here to attend.
This live student chat is the first session in our First in the Pack series. Stay tuned for more virtual events in the months to come!
Bailey Franklin ’21
Bailey currently serves as a University Ambassador and is a member of both the Honors History Program and Greek Life. Bailey has found community at NC State with some friends who also identify as first generation college students. She originally planned to study chemistry on a pre-pharmacy track, but she is happy to have found her way to the history major within our College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
Maria Kanton ’23
A Chicago-native, Maria chose NC State for the chemical engineering program and the variety of resources offered to students. She currently serves as the marketing director for F1RST, and she loves how NC State students have so many resources available to help them succeed.
Hagar Sadek ’21
International Studies – Global Relations
Hagar chose NC State for its history of helping undergraduate students find the path meant for them. Through resources like the Career Development Center, the Counseling Center and 700+ student organizations, Hagar has found many ways to get involved and find support from the Wolfpack community. She currently serves as the vice president of F1RST, the education chair of Students for Immigrants Rights (SIRE), and the service committee chair of Circle K.