1GEN Mission and Vision

Growth | Empowerment | Never-Failing

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Vision: Where we are headed

Provide first generation students with the resources and support needed to THRIVE rather than SURVIVE their college experience.

Mission Statement: Why we exist

1GEN’s mission is to improve the college experience of first generation students at Abilene Christian University by providing initiatives that aid in the students’ growth and development, empower individuals to achieve new heights, and nurture students through the rigors they face in order to build resiliency. 1GEN provides students with the opportunity to achieve their educational goals and make an invaluable network of connections. In 1GEN, students are active in creating a fun, empowering and unique college experience. 

Core Values: What we stand for

  • Leadership
  • Community
  • Diversity
  • Resiliency
  • Philanthropy