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The First Gen Movement

Over the past decade many elite colleges have taken great strides to admit low-income students, but there are unanticipated financial and cultural barriers to fitting in on campus that can’t easily be solved by merely giving students a foot in the door. Questions of class differences have spurred a nationwide movement of “first generation” student clubs on college campuses.

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American RadioWorks |
Image: Harvard First Generation Student Union Facebook Page.

The First Gen Movement

Over the past decade many elite colleges have taken great strides to admit low-income students, but there are unanticipated financial and cultural barriers to fitting in on campus that can’t easily be solved by merely giving students a foot in the door. Questions of class differences have spurred a nationwide movement of “first generation” student clubs on college campuses.

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BURTON, DANNY L, Republican Party
Indiana

Total number of trips - 7
Total cost of trips - $30,551.50

Average cost per trip - $4,364.50
Total number of days spent traveling - 36 days
Rank of representative - 218 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Medical Interventions for Autism
Dates - April 9, 2000 - April 9, 2000 (1 days)
Location(s) - Chicago, IL

Purpose - guest speaker
Notes -

Travel Cost - $337.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $337.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - American Academy of Cosmetic Surgeons
Dates - January 27, 2000 - January 28, 2000 (2 days)
Location(s) - Orlando, FL

Purpose - Keynote speaker
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,305.00
Lodging Cost - $200.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost - $5.00
Total Cost - $1,510.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Diversified Collection Services Inc.
Dates - March 17, 2000 - March 20, 2000 (4 days)
Location(s) - San Francisco, CA

Purpose - Fact-finding and tour facility
Notes -

Travel Cost - $3,332.00
Lodging Cost - $633.00
Meal Cost - $200.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $4,165.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Cancer Treatment Centers
Dates - October 9, 2003 - October 10, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - Chicago, IL

Purpose - Keynote speech
Notes -

Travel Cost - $7,460.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $7,460.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - National Nutritional Food Association
Dates - June 27, 2003 - June 30, 2003 (4 days)
Location(s) - Las Vegas, NV

Purpose - Keynote address to convention
Notes -

Travel Cost - $3,479.50
Lodging Cost - $600.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $4,079.50

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association
Dates - December 6, 2003 - December 18, 2003 (13 days)
Location(s) - Taiwan

Purpose - official visit with Pres./Am. Institute/and government and business leaders.
Notes - other-none disclosed - trip dates say 12/6-12 and 12/17-18

Travel Cost - $5,500.00
Lodging Cost - $1,000.00
Meal Cost - $500.00
Other Cost - $250.00
Total Cost - $7,250.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Chinese Int'l Economic Cooperation Assn (CIECA)
Dates - October 19, 2004 - October 28, 2004 (10 days)
Location(s) - Taipei, Taiwan

Purpose - Fact-finding and educational visit
Notes - Washington, DC - Taipei, Taiwan - Washington, DC. Trip dates listed as "October 19-23, 27-28, 2004" Dates of Travel: October 19-23, 27-28, 2004

Travel Cost - $5,000.00
Lodging Cost - $450.00
Meal Cost - $300.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $5,750.00

Additional family members - No

American RadioWorks |
Image: Harvard First Generation Student Union Facebook Page.

The First Gen Movement

Over the past decade many elite colleges have taken great strides to admit low-income students, but there are unanticipated financial and cultural barriers to fitting in on campus that can’t easily be solved by merely giving students a foot in the door. Questions of class differences have spurred a nationwide movement of “first generation” student clubs on college campuses.

Recent Posts

  • 04.15.15

    The Lost Children of Katrina

    In the year following Hurricane Katrina, 30 percent of displaced children were either not enrolled in school or not attending regularly. Today, Louisiana has the nation’s highest rate of young adults who are neither in school nor working. And researchers are starting to ask: could the widespread gaps in schooling after Katrina be the reason?
  • 04.08.15

    Saving a Women’s College from Closure

    Last month the board of Sweet Briar College announced that the school will shut its doors at the end of this term, due to financial difficulties. The announcement was made abruptly, sending the campus community into a state of shock... and then activism.
  • 04.01.15

    The Future of College

    Kevin Carey's book "The End of College" is stirring up debate in higher ed circles. This week, a response to the book by a critic.
  • 03.25.15

    The End of College or the University of Everywhere

    When education policy wonk Kevin Carey looks into the future, he sees the end of traditional colleges and universities and he says that's a good thing.