Junior values lessons learned as first-generation college student


Tony Ibarra

Wichita State Mechanical Engineering major Tony Ibarra learned that going to college meant much more than showing up to class and doing homework.

A first generation student, Tony discovered that although college may be challenging and daunting at first, the experience, knowledge and friendships gained are valuable to growth as a professional. 

Tony currently works at the Office of Diversity and Inclusion and is a tutor for the Multicultural Student Mentoring Program. 

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