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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

Baron Hill


Total cost of 26 office trips: $52,335.36


Trips by Baron Hill
Total cost of congressperson's 7 trips: $18,434.65

Destination:
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose:
Date: Mar 9, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $950.00
source

Destination: BERLIN, GERMANY/USEDOM, GERMANY
Sponsor: United States Association of Former Members of Congress
Purpose: 18TH ANNUAL CONGRESS - BUNDESTAG EXCHANGE SEMINAR
Date: Apr 7, 2001 (6 days)
Expense: $2,128.37
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Democratic Leadership Council
Purpose: LEADERSHIP RETREAT
Date: May 10, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,804.39
source

Destination: WHITE SULPHER SPRINGS, WV
Sponsor: Public Governance Institute
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL RETREAT 2003
Date: Feb 28, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $888.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, D.C. - JACKSON HOLE, WY - SEYMOUR, IN
Sponsor: COMMUNITY FINANCIAL SERVICES ASSOCIATION, ADVANCE AMERICA, CNG FINANCIAL INC., JONES MANAGEMENT LLC, CASH AMERICA INC., SOFTWISE INC.
Purpose: FORUM ON PAYDAY ADVANCE INDUSTRY ISSUES
Date: Jun 24, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $5,544.00
source

Destination: FT. MYER, FLORIDA - ISRAEL - LOUISVILLE, KY
Sponsor: American Israel Education Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATION MISSION
Date: Aug 2, 2003 (8 days)
Expense: $5,961.05
source

Destination: LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY TO CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, TO WASHINGTON, DC
Sponsor: CHICAGO MERCANTILE EXCHANGE INC., CHICAGO BOARD OF TRADE, AND THE CHICAGO BOARD OPTIONS EXCHANGE
Purpose: VISIT TO EXCHANGES
Date: Jul 18, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $1,158.84
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Baron Hill

Ryan Guthrie
Anne Keller
Jeannette Murray-Mount
Matt Pierce
Lisa Shelton
Eugene Wilk
John Williams



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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  • 04.15.15

    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

    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.