FGI Scholar spotlight: Recent graduate discovers love of language

FGI Scholar spotlight: Recent graduate discovers love of language

The academic journey of Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota student Carla Guillen ’20 has been full of letters and documents, especially since her sophomore year when she began translating items from English to Spanish. The letter that will always stand out to her the most, though, was the one announcing her acceptance into the First Generation Initiative (FGI).

FGI Scholar spotlight: Biology major looks forward to studying at Mayo Clinic

FGI Scholar spotlight: Biology major looks forward to studying at Mayo Clinic

In high school, Carol Dao ’20 favored mathematics over science. Then, a biology class introduced her to a whole new world of lab work. Now a senior First Generation Scholar at Saint Mary’s University, Dao will be heading to the Medical Laboratory Science Program at Mayo Clinic this summer.