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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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    The Lost Children of Katrina

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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

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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.

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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POE, TED, Republican Party
Texas

Total number of trips - 6
Total cost of trips - $3,210.00

Average cost per trip - $535.00
Total number of days spent traveling - 11 days
Rank of representative - 530 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Victim Services Center
Dates - July 7, 2005 - July 8, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - Orlando, FL

Purpose - Luncheon/speaking engagement centered on Congressman Poe. Keynote speaker for Victim Services Center )Serving Crime Victims"
Notes - Houston, TX - Orlando, FL - Houston, TX

Travel Cost - $336.40
Lodging Cost - $189.54
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $525.94

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Prosecuting Attorney's Council of Georgia
Dates - July 23, 2005 - July 24, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - Jacksonville, FL

Purpose - Speaker at their 2005 Summer Conference Topic: Creative Sentencing
Notes - Washington, DC - Jacksonville, FL - Houston, TX

Travel Cost - $630.40
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $630.40

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - American Polygraph Assn
Dates - August 4, 2005 - August 5, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - San Antonio, TX

Purpose - Featured speaker at the American Polygraph Association banquet for their 40th annual seminar in San Antonio
Notes - Houston - San Antonio - Houston

Travel Cost - $214.40
Lodging Cost - $115.58
Meal Cost -
Other Cost - $100.00
Total Cost - $429.98

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Texas State Bondsman Conference
Dates - November 11, 2005 - November 12, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - San Antonio, TX

Purpose - Speaker for conference
Notes - Houston, TX - San Antonio, TX - Houston, TX

Travel Cost - $152.40
Lodging Cost - $173.08
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $325.48

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Victim Assistance Administrators & State Crime Compensation Programs, State Crime Victim Compensation Programs
Dates - November 4, 2005 - November 4, 2005 (1 days)
Location(s) - Albuquerque, NM

Purpose - Keynote speaker at their annual conference held in Albuquerque, NM. Topic: Crime, victims' rights caucus
Notes - Washington, DC - Albuquerque, NM - Houston, TX

Travel Cost - $790.10
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $790.10

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Colorado Organization for Victim Assistance (COVA)
Dates - November 13, 2005 - November 14, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - Denver, CO

Purpose - Keynote speaker at their annual conference
Notes - Houston, TX - Denver, CO / Denver, CO - Washington, DC

Travel Cost - $413.10
Lodging Cost - $95.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $508.10

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.