Raza Ahmed


                                                                          Raza Ahmed
                                                                          Biology Major
                                                                           Beckley, WV

What brought you to Tech?
It was near my house.  I didn't want to move and thought Tech will be the best option for me.

What advice would you give to a fellow first-generation student?
Always be proud of yourself for being a first-generation student.

What advice do you wish you had known before coming to college?
Do not compare college with high school.

Why is it important for WVU Tech to celebrate our first-generation students, faculty, and staff?
It represents the diversity of what is special in ourselves.

What things can people do to be champions for first-generation students?
Work hard and have trust in yourself.  Never be afraid to ask for any kind of help.