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banner Alisa Macksey, M.A.
Executive Director
First Generation Initiative
507-457-1469
amacksey@smumn.edu
Mexican Consulate visits FGI Scholars

Mexican Consulate visits FGI Scholars

The Consulate of Mexico in Saint Paul, Minnesota, on Monday. March 7., visited the Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota’s First Generation FG scholars who are recipients of the consulate’s Institute of Mexicans Abroad (IME) Fellowship Program. The IME Fellowship...

FGI Scholar enters Study Abroad Photo Contest

Priscilla Nava entered two photos that she took during her study abroad experience in Sevilla, Spain the spring semester of 2015 “The Study Abroad Photo Contest is an annual event celebrating the experiences our students had while studying abroad. The diversity of our...

FG Scholars attend Seminar on Informational Interviews

FG Scholars attend Seminar on Informational Interviews

Several FG scholars learned about perfecting their networking skills by attending a seminar on Informational Interviews at the Salvi lecture hall at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota (SMUMN) on Monday, Mar. 9. “I think this workshop and practice session will help...

Senior Profile: Stephanie Cruz-Cordero

When Stephanie arrived at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota (SMUMN) she learned to balance an 18-credit workload, while also maintaining positive and steady relationships to keep her grounded. "My experience has been full of ups and downs, but overall an...

Senior Profile: Elaine Ocampo

Elaine is a Spanish major with a minor in Business at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota (SMUMN). Elaine choose Spanish as her major in order to work as a Medical Interpreter, which she hopes to do once she becomes certified this summer. One thing she has learned...

Senior Profile: Priscilla Nava

Priscilla is a Spanish Major with a minor in Biology at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota (SMUMN). Although she is fluent in Spanish. Priscilla chose Spanish as her field of study in order to improve her grammar and literacy skills so she can be a certified...

Senior Profile: Martin Quintana

Throughout his four-years at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota Martin has learned more about himself as a person and his calling in life. During the spring semester of his freshman year, Martin declared Public Relations as his major. He chose public relations, at...