First-Generation College Celebration: A Conversation with Dascha Polanco

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Join us for a moderated conversation with first-generation college student and guest speaker, Dascha Polanco. You may know Dascha from the hit Netflix original series "Orange in the New Black" and motion picture "In the Heights."

Student attendees will be eligible to enter a video contest for a chance to win up to $300 in scholarship money.

Engage event pass or UAB ONE Card is required for entry.

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Tuesday, November 8, 2022 at 7:00pm to 8:15pm

Alys Stephens Center, Jemison Concert Hall
1200 10th Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35205

Event Type

Lectures & Presentations

Target Audience

Current Students, Faculty & Staff


Student Involvement & Leadership
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