May 16, 2018
Dr. Lorrie Frasure-Yokley, Associate Professor of Political Science, was recently profiled by the PBS NewsHour to discuss her important work with UCLA’s first-generation college students. This new retention initiative connects first-generation faculty with first-generation college students to guide them along their educational pathways. In this effort, Professor Frasure-Yokley teaches Fiat Lux courses and mentors first-generation students, in order to increase their persistence, improve their sense of belonging, and ensure that they graduate. Watch the full interview and news segment HERE.