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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.

Recent Posts

  • 04.15.15

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    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

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    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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SUNUNU, JOHN E, Republican Party
New Hampshire

Total number of trips - 6
Total cost of trips - $13,036.93

Average cost per trip - $2,172.82
Total number of days spent traveling - 16 days
Rank of representative - 391 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - United States Telecom Association
Dates - February 25, 2001 - February 26, 2001 (2 days)
Location(s) - La Quinta, CA

Purpose - to speak at USTA Telco Leadership Roundtable
Notes -

Travel Cost - $340.90
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $340.90

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Islamic Free Market Institute Foundation
Dates - April 7, 2001 - April 12, 2001 (6 days)
Location(s) - London, England - Doha, Qatar

Purpose - to speak at the Qatari-American Conference for Free Markets and Democracy
Notes -

Travel Cost - $9,000.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $9,000.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Consumer Electronics Association
Dates - January 9, 2004 - January 10, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - Las Vegas, NV

Purpose - Speak at congressional panel at 2004 International Consumer Electronics Show
Notes - Association is at 2500 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22201

Travel Cost - $774.50
Lodging Cost - $304.11
Meal Cost - $230.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,308.61

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Securities Inudstry Association
Dates - June 23, 2004 - June 24, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - Keynote speaker at SIA conference
Notes - Association is at 1425 K St, NW, Washington, DC

Travel Cost - $402.34
Lodging Cost - $250.84
Meal Cost - $32.96
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $686.14

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Securities Industry Assn
Dates - November 30, 2004 - November 30, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - Keynote speaker at SIA Conference
Notes -

Travel Cost - $523.70
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $523.70

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Center for the Study of Popular Culture
Dates - November 11, 2004 - November 13, 2004 (3 days)
Location(s) - Boca Raton, FL

Purpose - Keynote speaker for Restoration Weekend 2004
Notes -

Travel Cost - $534.62
Lodging Cost - $602.80
Meal Cost -
Other Cost - $40.16
Total Cost - $1,177.58

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.