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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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  • 04.01.15

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  • 03.25.15

    The End of College or the University of Everywhere

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MOORE, DENNIS, Democratic Party
Kansas

Total number of trips - 12
Total cost of trips - $57,677.74

Average cost per trip - $4,806.48
Total number of days spent traveling - 46 days
Rank of representative - 102 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Humpty Dumpty Institute
Dates - January 24, 2000 - January 25, 2000 (2 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - Banking and UN fact-finding mission
Notes - Took spouse Stephanie Moore

Travel Cost - $75.00
Lodging Cost - $370.00
Meal Cost - $513.50
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $958.50

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Merrill Lynch, NYSE
Dates - January 23, 2000 - January 25, 2000 (3 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - Banking and UN fact-finding mission
Notes - Took wife Stephanie Moore

Travel Cost - $1,258.00
Lodging Cost - $182.00
Meal Cost - $482.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,922.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Democratic Leadership Council
Dates - May 10, 2001 - May 13, 2001 (4 days)
Location(s) - Key Largo, FL

Purpose - retreat/ strategy and policy
Notes - other expenses include dinner cruise

Travel Cost - $483.50
Lodging Cost - $1,009.68
Meal Cost - $387.11
Other Cost - $230.66
Total Cost - $2,110.95

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - March 9, 2001 - March 11, 2001 (3 days)
Location(s) - White Sulphur Springs, WV

Purpose - 2001 Bipartisan Congressional Retreat
Notes - Spouse Stephene Moore accompanied. Meals included in the lodging costs.

Travel Cost - $252.00
Lodging Cost - $950.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,202.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - U.S.-Asia Foundation
Dates - October 23, 2003 - October 28, 2003 (6 days)
Location(s) - Beijing, China - Shijiazhuang, China - Xibaipo, China - Beijing, China

Purpose - Meet with Chinese officials, build a computer lab in Xibaipo
Notes - Accompanied by wife Stephene Moore

Travel Cost - $18,592.30
Lodging Cost - $1,066.67
Meal Cost - $146.58
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $19,805.55

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Lexington Institute
Dates - March 7, 2003 - March 11, 2003 (5 days)
Location(s) - Havana, Cuba

Purpose - Meet Cuban trade officials, dissidents, and government officials
Notes - Accompanied by wife Stephene Moore. Spouse paid for own airfare. Other cost is airport departure tax.

Travel Cost - $776.66
Lodging Cost - $1,464.00
Meal Cost - $267.36
Other Cost - $50.00
Total Cost - $2,558.02

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Microsoft Corporation
Dates - July 26, 2003 - July 29, 2003 (4 days)
Location(s) - Redmond, WA

Purpose -
Notes - Accompanied by wife Stephene Moore. Transport cost includes ground transportation ($263.07)

Travel Cost - $4,555.91
Lodging Cost - $523.54
Meal Cost - $530.98
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $5,610.43

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Wine Institute
Dates - October 17, 2003 - October 20, 2003 (4 days)
Location(s) - Napa Valley, CA

Purpose - Educational tour of Napa Valley
Notes - Accompanied by wife Stephene Moore -- Other cost: Lake County Wine Alliance Charity Event Tickets

Travel Cost - $4,031.00
Lodging Cost - $1,004.64
Meal Cost - $423.50
Other Cost - $150.00
Total Cost - $5,609.14

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - NASDAQ
Dates - April 2, 2004 - April 4, 2004 (3 days)
Location(s) - Miami, FL

Purpose - dialogue with NASDAQ listed businesses
Notes - spouse - Stephane Moore - personal day was 4/5

Travel Cost - $3,712.80
Lodging Cost - $945.00
Meal Cost - $1,062.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $5,719.80

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - NASDAQ
Dates - March 28, 2003 - March 31, 2003 (4 days)
Location(s) - Fort Lauderdale, FL

Purpose - Attend and participate in the NASDAQ Leadership Summit
Notes - Spouse Stephene Moore accompanied.

Travel Cost - $4,589.00
Lodging Cost - $1,543.05
Meal Cost - $1,050.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $7,182.05

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Securities Industry Assn
Dates - April 1, 2005 - April 5, 2005 (5 days)
Location(s) - Miami, FL

Purpose - Conference brought together members of Congress. Congressional Staff, and Representatives of the Securities Industry to discuss legislative regulatory initiatives impacting industry
Notes - Kansas City - Miami / Miami - Washington, DC Including spouse

Travel Cost - $2,125.80
Lodging Cost - $1,067.85
Meal Cost - $1,355.65
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $4,549.30

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Heart to Heart Int'l of Olathe Kansas
Dates - September 4, 2005 - September 6, 2005 (3 days)
Location(s) - New Orleans, LA

Purpose - Survey damage & relief efforts following hurricane Katrina
Notes - Kansas City, KS - New Orleans, LA - Kansas City, KS

Travel Cost - $400.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost - $50.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $450.00

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.