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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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  • 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.

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.

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WYNN, ALBERT, Democratic Party
Maryland

Total number of trips - 9
Total cost of trips - $13,568.29

Average cost per trip - $1,507.59
Total number of days spent traveling - 27 days
Rank of representative - 387 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Cellular Telecommunications and Internet Association
Dates - May 3, 2002 - May 5, 2002 (3 days)
Location(s) - VA

Purpose - members and executives of wireless industry discuss matters affecting the wireless industry
Notes - spouse Gaines C. Wynn accompanied.

Travel Cost - $352.00
Lodging Cost - $817.20
Meal Cost - $317.29
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,486.49

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
Dates - October 24, 2003 - October 26, 2003 (3 days)
Location(s) - San Juan, Puerto Rico

Purpose - 2nd annual tri-caucus retreat
Notes - with spouse Gaines Wynn

Travel Cost - $1,335.66
Lodging Cost - $549.70
Meal Cost - $450.51
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,335.87

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Assn of American Railroads
Dates - November 7, 2004 - November 10, 2004 (4 days)
Location(s) - West Palm Beach, FL

Purpose - Speaker at Annual Convention
Notes - Washington, DC - W Palm Beach, FL - Washington, DC

Travel Cost - $639.40
Lodging Cost - $1,554.00
Meal Cost - $1,030.00
Other Cost - $171.00
Total Cost - $3,394.40

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - American Legacy Foundation
Dates - July 9, 2004 - July 11, 2004 (3 days)
Location(s) - Miami, FL

Purpose - Tri-Caucus Minority Health Summit
Notes - Washington, DC - Miami, FL - Washington, DC

Travel Cost - $556.20
Lodging Cost - $336.74
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $892.94

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - CTIA - The Wireless Assn (Cellular Telecommunications & Internet Assn)
Dates - June 11, 2004 - June 13, 2004 (3 days)
Location(s) - Hot Springs, VA

Purpose - 5th Annual Policy Retreat
Notes - Mitchellville, MD - Hot Springs, VA and return

Travel Cost - $1,294.00
Lodging Cost - $1,247.02
Meal Cost - $81.71
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,622.73

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Natl Chamber Foundation of the US Chamber of Commerce
Dates - January 31, 2005 - February 1, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - Syracuse, NY

Purpose - Discuss innovative environmentally friendly business and economic development issues and to explore possible joint cooperative efforts
Notes - Washington - Syracuse - Washington

Travel Cost - $618.00
Lodging Cost - $101.00
Meal Cost - $77.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $796.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - National Assn of Investment Cos
Dates - October 24, 2004 - October 25, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - Aventura, FL

Purpose - Speaker at NAIC Annual conference on legislative matters and the minority focused venture capital industry
Notes - MD - Aventura, FL - MD

Travel Cost - $239.10
Lodging Cost - $254.25
Meal Cost - $54.53
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $547.88

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Inter-American Economic Council
Dates - June 3, 2005 - June 5, 2005 (3 days)
Location(s) - Fort Lauderdale, FL - Sunny Isles, FL

Purpose - Participation in the Inter-American Economic Council's IV Annual Business and Investment Roundtable timed to coincide with the XXXV Regular Session of the OAS
Notes - Washington, DC - Ft Lauderdale, FL - Sunny Isles, FL - Ft Lauderdale, FL - Washington, DC Including spouse Dates of Personal Expense: for spouse June 3rd to June 5th

Travel Cost - $412.12
Lodging Cost - $405.16
Meal Cost - $243.70
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,060.98

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - CBC Institute
Dates - August 11, 2005 - August 14, 2005 (4 days)
Location(s) - Tunica, MS

Purpose - To share views on issues in healthcare and education of particular concern to African Americans
Notes - Washington, DC - Tunica, MS - Washington, DC Including spouse Transportation expenses at personal expense

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $177.00
Meal Cost - $254.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $431.00

Additional family members - Yes

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.