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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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  • 04.15.15

    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.

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.

Back to all reports

Winn Dixie Stores Inc. - $12,784.00 spent on 11 trips
27.5% spent on Democratic Party
0.0% spent on Independent Party
72.5% spent on Republican Party

MILLER, JEFFERSON B - Republican Party
November 7, 2003 - November 9, 2003 (3 days)
Jacksonville, FL
Purpose - roundtable discussion
Total Cost - $1,049.00

OTTER, C.L. BUTCH - Republican Party
March 15, 2002 - March 17, 2002 (3 days)
Jacksonville, FL
Purpose - roundtable discussions - food quality, bioterrorism
Total Cost - $1,220.00

PETERSON, COLLIN CLARK - Democratic Party
March 15, 2002 - March 17, 2002 (3 days)
Jacksonville, FL
Purpose - meetings - food safe, bio-terrorism, food quality protection act
Total Cost - $1,220.00

PETERSON, COLLIN CLARK - Democratic Party
April 4, 2003 - April 6, 2003 (3 days)
Jacksonville, FL
Purpose - Roundtable regarding country of origin labeling
Total Cost - $1,050.00

PICKERING, CHARLES W JR - Republican Party
April 4, 2003 - April 6, 2003 (3 days)
Jacksonville, FL
Purpose - Roundtable regarding country of origin labeling
Total Cost - $1,050.00

TANNER, JOHN S - Democratic Party
January 22, 2000 - January 24, 2000 (3 days)
Jacksonville, FL
Purpose - meet w/ Winn Dixie officials
Total Cost - $1,243.00

TAUZIN, WILBERT J II - Republican Party
November 17, 2000 - November 19, 2000 (3 days)
Jacksonville, FL
Purpose - fact finding
Total Cost - $1,261.00

TAUZIN, WILBERT J II - Republican Party
April 4, 2003 - April 6, 2003 (3 days)
Jacksonville, FL
Purpose - Roundtable regarding country of origin labeling
Total Cost - $1,050.00

YOUNG, DON E - Republican Party
April 4, 2003 - April 6, 2003 (3 days)
Jacksonville, FL
Purpose - roundtable: country of origin labeling
Total Cost - $1,050.00

YOUNG, DON E - Republican Party
November 7, 2003 - November 9, 2003 (3 days)
Jacksonville, FL
Purpose - roundtable country of origin labeling and WIC reauthorization
Total Cost - $1,542.00

MILLER, JEFFERSON B - Republican Party
November 7, 2004 - November 9, 2004 (3 days)
Jacksonville, FL
Purpose - Roundtable discussion
Total Cost - $1,049.00

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.