Faculty & Staff: Were you a First Generation College Student?

If you were a first-generation college student, or would like to be acknowledged as an advocate for first-gen students, fill out the First-Gen Faculty / Staff online Form to be included in our First Gen Supporters list.

Meet some of our First Gen Faculty & Staff

Image of Yahayra Michel-Smith

Yahayra Michel

Assistant Teaching Professor, School of Criminology and Justice Studies; RHSA Peer Leader Mentor
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Luis Falcon

Luis Falcón

Dean of the College of Fine Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
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Francine Coston, Associate Director of UMass Lowell Office of Multicultural Affairs

Francine Coston

Associate Director of Multicultural Affairs
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Tracy Michaels is a Visiting Instructor in the English Department at UMass Lowell.

Tracy Michaels

Assistant Teaching Professor, English
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