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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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Back to The Data

Office of

F. Allen Boyd


Total cost of 46 office trips: $77,440.54


Trips by F. Allen Boyd
Total cost of congressperson's 7 trips: $10,245.35

Destination: DEE DOT TIMBERLANDS, JACKSONVILLE FL
Sponsor: Dee Dot Timberlands
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jan 22, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,247.00
source

Destination: DEPART TALLY FOR ORLANDO
Sponsor: American Farm Bureau Federation and affiliates
Purpose: SPEACH ON FQPA
Date: Jan 8, 2001
Expense: $220.75
source

Destination: GEORGIA TOWN HALL MEETING
Sponsor: Congressional Sportsmens Foundation
Purpose: INFORMATIVE
Date: Mar 8, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $2,389.00
source

Destination: ALDER, MT
Sponsor: Money Tree Inc
Purpose: INFORMATIVE/DISCUSSION LEADER * TOWN HALL MTG.
Date: Jun 13, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $2,474.50
source

Destination: MN-SD
Sponsor: Dairy Farmers of America
Purpose: FACT FINDING/AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION
Date: Oct 17, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $2,337.40
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC-JACKSONVILLE, FL
Sponsor: Dee Dot Timberlands
Purpose: ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION/FACT FINDING
Date: Nov 7, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,049.00
source

Destination: TALLAHASSEE, FL-MONTGOMERY, AL
Sponsor: Alabama Electric Cooperative Inc
Purpose: FEATURED SPEAKER AT AE CO-OP'S BOARD MTG. MEET & GREET W/ BOARD MEMBERS IN MONTGOMERY (AE & WEST FL ELECTRIC CO-OP MEMBERS)
Date: Aug 26, 2004
Expense: $527.70
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of F. Allen Boyd

Jennifer Cannon
Elizabeth Green
Elizabeth Greer
Colleen Kroll
Jim Norton
Charla Penn
Robert Pickels
Diane Pratt
Christopher Schloesser
Craig Stevens
Matt Sulkala



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.