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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

    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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PRYOR, MARK LUNSFORD, Democratic Party
Arkansas

Total number of trips - 7
Total cost of trips - $8,148.15

Average cost per trip - $1,164.02
Total number of days spent traveling - 12 days
Rank of representative - 457 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC)
Dates - March 2, 2003 - March 3, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - Palm Beach, FL

Purpose - Speaking engagement
Notes -

Travel Cost - $327.00
Lodging Cost - $533.50
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $860.50

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Sarcoma Foundation of America
Dates - June 22, 2003 - June 23, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - Speaking engagement
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,014.50
Lodging Cost - $331.51
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,346.01

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Pathology Service Associates
Dates - July 18, 2003 - July 21, 2003 (4 days)
Location(s) - Orlando, FL

Purpose - Speaking engagement
Notes -

Travel Cost - $564.00
Lodging Cost - $1,115.04
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,679.04

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas
Dates - August 5, 2003 - August 5, 2003 (1 days)
Location(s) - Knoxville, TN

Purpose - Business development for Camden, AK
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,144.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost - $10.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,154.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Arkansas Bankers Association
Dates - August 8, 2003 - August 8, 2003 (1 days)
Location(s) - Branson, MO

Purpose - Speech at annual convention
Notes -

Travel Cost - $823.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $823.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Democratic Leadership Council
Dates - October 18, 2003 - October 18, 2003 (1 days)
Location(s) - Atlanta, GA

Purpose - Speaking engagement
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,334.62
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost - $18.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,352.62

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Cooper Tire Inc.
Dates - December 2, 2003 - December 2, 2003 (1 days)
Location(s) - Findley, OH

Purpose - Speaking engagement
Notes -

Travel Cost - $932.98
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $932.98

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.