first generation students Kalei and Dhruvi

Penn State Scranton alumna, Kalei Kowalchik, who graduated in 2020 with a degree in nursing, and current senior Dhruvi Patel, a business administration major, are both first-generation college students and both credit the campus' staff, faculty and specific programs aimed at helping first-gen students for making their college careers successful, productive and enjoyable.

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